Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
0.69"
(17.53mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-1.02"
(-25.90mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1977
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
1.19"
(30.23mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1951
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
2.22"
(56.39mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1897
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1964 1958
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
6.48"
(164.59mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1977 2003
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1913
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2016
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
14.09"
(357.89mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
19.42"
(493.27mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
23.35"
(593.09mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2017
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
26.76"
(679.70mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
29.52"
(749.81mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
32.08"
(814.83mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
39.47"
(1,002.54mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
52.95"
(1,344.93mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
-6.43"
(-163.32mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
84.85"
(2,155.19mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1977 1935
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
114.99"
(2,920.75mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1965 1937
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
148.22"
(3,764.79mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1903

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/