Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2002
1-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2001 1910
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1977
Ties: 1954, 1959, 2011
Feb–Mar 2002
2-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2001 1958
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1951
Jan–Mar 2002
3-Month
3.55"
(90.17mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1958
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1897
Ties: 1986
Dec 2001–Mar 2002
4-Month
4.64"
(117.86mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2000 1958
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2016
Nov 2001–Mar 2002
5-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2000 2003
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2016
Oct 2001–Mar 2002
6-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2000 1925
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2016
Ties: 1928
Sep 2001–Mar 2002
7-Month
13.24"
(336.30mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Aug 2001–Mar 2002
8-Month
16.65"
(422.91mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 2001–Mar 2002
9-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2017
Jun 2001–Mar 2002
10-Month
23.46"
(595.88mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 2001–Mar 2002
11-Month
28.52"
(724.41mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Apr 2001–Mar 2002
12-Month
32.85"
(834.39mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Oct 2000–Mar 2002
18-Month
42.66"
(1,083.56mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2001 1964
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Apr 2000–Mar 2002
24-Month
63.99"
(1,625.35mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
4.61"
(117.10mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Apr 1999–Mar 2002
36-Month
95.20"
(2,418.08mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2001 1935
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Apr 1998–Mar 2002
48-Month
125.16"
(3,179.06mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
6.49"
(164.84mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1937
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Apr 1997–Mar 2002
60-Month
154.24"
(3,917.70mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2001 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/