Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1981
1-Month
0.84"
(21.34mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-0.87"
(-22.09mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1978 1910
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1977
Feb–Mar 1981
2-Month
2.61"
(66.29mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-0.13"
(-3.31mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1958
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1951
Jan–Mar 1981
3-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1897
Dec 1980–Mar 1981
4-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1980 1958
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Nov 1980–Mar 1981
5-Month
4.78"
(121.41mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1963 2003
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Oct 1980–Mar 1981
6-Month
6.60"
(167.64mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1964 1925
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Sep 1980–Mar 1981
7-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1980–Mar 1981
8-Month
17.16"
(435.86mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.97"
(24.63mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1980–Mar 1981
9-Month
20.08"
(510.03mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2017
Jun 1980–Mar 1981
10-Month
24.25"
(615.95mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
May 1980–Mar 1981
11-Month
26.46"
(672.08mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Apr 1980–Mar 1981
12-Month
28.13"
(714.50mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Oct 1979–Mar 1981
18-Month
37.55"
(953.77mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Apr 1979–Mar 1981
24-Month
56.87"
(1,444.50mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Apr 1978–Mar 1981
36-Month
91.45"
(2,322.83mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1979 1935
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Ties: 2014
Apr 1977–Mar 1981
48-Month
123.53"
(3,137.66mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
4.86"
(123.44mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Apr 1976–Mar 1981
60-Month
144.40"
(3,667.76mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/