Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1997
1-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1996 1910
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1977
Feb–Mar 1997
2-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1996 1958
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1951
Ties: 1921, 1952
Jan–Mar 1997
3-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1958
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1897
Dec 1996–Mar 1997
4-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1958
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2016
Nov 1996–Mar 1997
5-Month
9.04"
(229.62mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 2003
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2016
Oct 1996–Mar 1997
6-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2016
Sep 1996–Mar 1997
7-Month
15.26"
(387.60mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
2.62"
(66.54mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2020
Aug 1996–Mar 1997
8-Month
18.01"
(457.45mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
1.82"
(46.22mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Ties: 1993
Jul 1996–Mar 1997
9-Month
21.59"
(548.39mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2017
Jun 1996–Mar 1997
10-Month
26.48"
(672.59mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
May 1996–Mar 1997
11-Month
30.30"
(769.62mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Apr 1996–Mar 1997
12-Month
32.33"
(821.18mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Oct 1995–Mar 1997
18-Month
43.07"
(1,093.98mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 1964
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Apr 1995–Mar 1997
24-Month
64.13"
(1,628.90mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020
Apr 1994–Mar 1997
36-Month
94.85"
(2,409.19mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1935
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Apr 1993–Mar 1997
48-Month
130.62"
(3,317.75mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020
Apr 1992–Mar 1997
60-Month
161.25"
(4,095.75mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
12.91"
(327.91mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/