Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1988
1-Month
1.43"
(36.32mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1981 1910
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1977
Feb–Mar 1988
2-Month
1.96"
(49.78mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1980 1958
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1951
Jan–Mar 1988
3-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1987 1958
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1897
Ties: 1941
Dec 1987–Mar 1988
4-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1987 1958
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Nov 1987–Mar 1988
5-Month
7.16"
(181.86mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1987 2003
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1898, 1933
Oct 1987–Mar 1988
6-Month
8.68"
(220.47mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1987 1925
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Sep 1987–Mar 1988
7-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1987–Mar 1988
8-Month
16.34"
(415.04mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1987–Mar 1988
9-Month
21.26"
(540.00mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2017
Jun 1987–Mar 1988
10-Month
23.54"
(597.92mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
May 1987–Mar 1988
11-Month
26.91"
(683.51mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Apr 1987–Mar 1988
12-Month
28.29"
(718.57mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Oct 1986–Mar 1988
18-Month
35.31"
(896.87mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2017
Apr 1986–Mar 1988
24-Month
62.30"
(1,582.42mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2017
Apr 1985–Mar 1988
36-Month
95.23"
(2,418.84mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
6.19"
(157.22mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1983 1935
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Apr 1984–Mar 1988
48-Month
129.14"
(3,280.16mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
10.47"
(265.94mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Apr 1983–Mar 1988
60-Month
161.46"
(4,101.08mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
13.12"
(333.24mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/