Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2003
1-Month
1.40"
(35.56mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2001 1910
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1977
Ties: 1928
Feb–Mar 2003
2-Month
2.11"
(53.59mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1999 1958
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1951
Ties: 1896
Jan–Mar 2003
3-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1897
Dec 2002–Mar 2003
4-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2016
Ties: 1931
Nov 2002–Mar 2003
5-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2003
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2016
Oct 2002–Mar 2003
6-Month
6.94"
(176.28mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
-2.32"
(-58.92mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2000 1925
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2016
Ties: 1931
Sep 2002–Mar 2003
7-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2000 1957
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Aug 2002–Mar 2003
8-Month
14.43"
(366.52mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jul 2002–Mar 2003
9-Month
18.54"
(470.92mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2017
Jun 2002–Mar 2003
10-Month
23.27"
(591.06mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
May 2002–Mar 2003
11-Month
26.47"
(672.34mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Apr 2002–Mar 2003
12-Month
29.76"
(755.90mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1998 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Oct 2001–Mar 2003
18-Month
39.48"
(1,002.79mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1964
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2017
Apr 2001–Mar 2003
24-Month
62.61"
(1,590.29mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2017
Apr 2000–Mar 2003
36-Month
93.75"
(2,381.25mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
4.71"
(119.63mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2001 1935
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Apr 1999–Mar 2003
48-Month
124.96"
(3,173.98mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
6.29"
(159.76mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2001 1937
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Apr 1998–Mar 2003
60-Month
154.92"
(3,934.97mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/