Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1998
1-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1977
Feb–Mar 1998
2-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1958
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1951
Jan–Mar 1998
3-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1958
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1897
Dec 1997–Mar 1998
4-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1958
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2016
Nov 1997–Mar 1998
5-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1996 2003
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2016
Oct 1997–Mar 1998
6-Month
10.25"
(260.35mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1995 1925
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2016
Ties: 2005
Sep 1997–Mar 1998
7-Month
13.14"
(333.76mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1997–Mar 1998
8-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1991
Jul 1997–Mar 1998
9-Month
20.61"
(523.49mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 1920
Jun 1997–Mar 1998
10-Month
24.43"
(620.52mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1997–Mar 1998
11-Month
27.54"
(699.52mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1999
Apr 1997–Mar 1998
12-Month
29.08"
(738.63mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1919
Oct 1996–Mar 1998
18-Month
41.38"
(1,051.05mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1996 1964
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2017
Apr 1996–Mar 1998
24-Month
61.41"
(1,559.81mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1991 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2017
Apr 1995–Mar 1998
36-Month
93.21"
(2,367.53mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
4.17"
(105.91mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1991 1935
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Apr 1994–Mar 1998
48-Month
123.93"
(3,147.82mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
5.26"
(133.60mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1937
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Apr 1993–Mar 1998
60-Month
159.70"
(4,056.38mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
11.36"
(288.54mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/