Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1987
1-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1910
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1977
Ties: 1905
Feb–Mar 1987
2-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1980 1958
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1951
Ties: 1970
Jan–Mar 1987
3-Month
2.64"
(67.06mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1897
Dec 1986–Mar 1987
4-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Nov 1986–Mar 1987
5-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1963 2003
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Oct 1986–Mar 1987
6-Month
7.02"
(178.31mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
-2.24"
(-56.89mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1981 1925
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Sep 1986–Mar 1987
7-Month
14.21"
(360.93mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Aug 1986–Mar 1987
8-Month
17.80"
(452.12mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jul 1986–Mar 1987
9-Month
22.68"
(576.07mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2017
Jun 1986–Mar 1987
10-Month
27.17"
(690.12mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
3.36"
(85.35mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
May 1986–Mar 1987
11-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Apr 1986–Mar 1987
12-Month
34.01"
(863.85mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Oct 1985–Mar 1987
18-Month
44.89"
(1,140.21mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
5.91"
(150.12mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1983 1964
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2017
Apr 1985–Mar 1987
24-Month
66.94"
(1,700.28mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
7.56"
(192.03mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2017
Apr 1984–Mar 1987
36-Month
100.85"
(2,561.59mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1986 1935
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Apr 1983–Mar 1987
48-Month
133.17"
(3,382.52mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
14.50"
(368.30mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Apr 1982–Mar 1987
60-Month
167.95"
(4,265.93mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1986 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/