Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
1.65"
(41.91mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1984 1910
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1977
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
2.87"
(72.90mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1984 1958
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1951
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
3.55"
(90.17mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1958
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1897
Ties: 2002
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1984 1958
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2016
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
8.06"
(204.72mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1982 2003
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2016
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1925
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2016
Ties: 2018
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
15.94"
(404.88mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
Ties: 1927
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
20.50"
(520.70mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
23.60"
(599.44mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2017
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
26.75"
(679.45mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
30.24"
(768.10mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1984 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
32.93"
(836.42mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1984 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
46.12"
(1,171.45mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1985 1964
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
66.84"
(1,697.74mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
7.46"
(189.49mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
99.16"
(2,518.66mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
10.12"
(257.04mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1984 1935
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
133.94"
(3,402.08mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
15.27"
(387.86mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
165.92"
(4,214.37mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
17.58"
(446.53mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/