Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1980
1-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1978 1910
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1977
Ties: 1930
Feb–Mar 1980
2-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1951
Jan–Mar 1980
3-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1897
Ties: 1902
Dec 1979–Mar 1980
4-Month
3.90"
(99.06mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1964 1958
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Nov 1979–Mar 1980
5-Month
5.87"
(149.10mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1970 2003
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Ties: 1926, 2010
Oct 1979–Mar 1980
6-Month
9.42"
(239.27mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Ties: 1967
Sep 1979–Mar 1980
7-Month
10.64"
(270.26mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Aug 1979–Mar 1980
8-Month
15.31"
(388.87mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1979–Mar 1980
9-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2017
Jun 1979–Mar 1980
10-Month
23.21"
(589.53mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
May 1979–Mar 1980
11-Month
26.31"
(668.27mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Apr 1979–Mar 1980
12-Month
28.74"
(730.00mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Ties: 1972
Oct 1978–Mar 1980
18-Month
39.11"
(993.39mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Apr 1978–Mar 1980
24-Month
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Apr 1977–Mar 1980
36-Month
95.40"
(2,423.16mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
6.36"
(161.54mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1979 1935
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Apr 1976–Mar 1980
48-Month
116.27"
(2,953.26mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Apr 1975–Mar 1980
60-Month
148.17"
(3,763.52mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/