Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1996
1-Month
1.26"
(32.00mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1910
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1977
Feb–Mar 1996
2-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1958
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1951
Ties: 1918, 1931, 1993
Jan–Mar 1996
3-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1995 1958
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1897
Ties: 1901, 1907, 1920, 2005
Dec 1995–Mar 1996
4-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1995 1958
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2016
Ties: 2018
Nov 1995–Mar 1996
5-Month
7.06"
(179.32mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1995 2003
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2016
Oct 1995–Mar 1996
6-Month
10.74"
(272.80mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1995 1925
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2016
Sep 1995–Mar 1996
7-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2020
Aug 1995–Mar 1996
8-Month
18.20"
(462.28mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2019
Jul 1995–Mar 1996
9-Month
22.39"
(568.71mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2017
Jun 1995–Mar 1996
10-Month
24.97"
(634.24mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
May 1995–Mar 1996
11-Month
28.68"
(728.47mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Apr 1995–Mar 1996
12-Month
31.80"
(807.72mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Oct 1994–Mar 1996
18-Month
40.67"
(1,033.02mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1964
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Apr 1994–Mar 1996
24-Month
62.52"
(1,588.01mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1991 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020
Apr 1993–Mar 1996
36-Month
98.29"
(2,496.57mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
9.25"
(234.95mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1995 1935
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Apr 1992–Mar 1996
48-Month
128.92"
(3,274.57mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
10.25"
(260.35mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020
Apr 1991–Mar 1996
60-Month
164.03"
(4,166.36mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
15.69"
(398.52mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/