Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1989
1-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1977
Feb–Mar 1989
2-Month
2.18"
(55.37mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1958
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1951
Jan–Mar 1989
3-Month
3.22"
(81.79mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1988 1958
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1897
Dec 1988–Mar 1989
4-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1987 1958
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2016
Ties: 1912
Nov 1988–Mar 1989
5-Month
7.55"
(191.77mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1988 2003
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Oct 1988–Mar 1989
6-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1988 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Sep 1988–Mar 1989
7-Month
13.21"
(335.53mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1988–Mar 1989
8-Month
17.85"
(453.39mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jul 1988–Mar 1989
9-Month
20.36"
(517.14mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2017
Jun 1988–Mar 1989
10-Month
21.91"
(556.51mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Ties: 1938
May 1988–Mar 1989
11-Month
23.54"
(597.92mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Apr 1988–Mar 1989
12-Month
25.27"
(641.86mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-4.43"
(-112.52mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Oct 1987–Mar 1989
18-Month
33.95"
(862.33mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
-5.03"
(-127.76mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2017
Apr 1987–Mar 1989
24-Month
53.56"
(1,360.42mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
-5.82"
(-147.83mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2017
Apr 1986–Mar 1989
36-Month
87.57"
(2,224.28mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1979 1935
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Apr 1985–Mar 1989
48-Month
120.50"
(3,060.70mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Apr 1984–Mar 1989
60-Month
154.41"
(3,922.01mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
6.07"
(154.17mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 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/