Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1977
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1951
Ties: 1945, 2007
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1897
Ties: 1946
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
6.95"
(176.53mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2016
Ties: 1976
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 2003
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2016
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1976
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
15.58"
(395.73mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
2.94"
(74.67mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
20.32"
(516.13mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
25.63"
(651.00mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2017
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
28.61"
(726.69mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
31.88"
(809.75mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
34.36"
(872.74mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
46.26"
(1,175.00mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
7.28"
(184.91mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1964
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
63.10"
(1,602.74mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2017
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
96.37"
(2,447.80mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
7.33"
(186.18mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
124.65"
(3,166.11mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
160.59"
(4,078.99mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Ties: 1907

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/