Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2004
1-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2003 1910
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1977
Feb–Mar 2004
2-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2003 1958
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1951
Jan–Mar 2004
3-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2003 1958
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1897
Ties: 1916
Dec 2003–Mar 2004
4-Month
6.26"
(159.00mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2003 1958
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2016
Nov 2003–Mar 2004
5-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1979
Oct 2003–Mar 2004
6-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1925
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2016
Sep 2003–Mar 2004
7-Month
13.61"
(345.69mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
0.97"
(24.63mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Aug 2003–Mar 2004
8-Month
15.35"
(389.89mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jul 2003–Mar 2004
9-Month
18.80"
(477.52mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2017
Jun 2003–Mar 2004
10-Month
22.60"
(574.04mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
May 2003–Mar 2004
11-Month
26.78"
(680.21mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Apr 2003–Mar 2004
12-Month
29.42"
(747.27mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Oct 2002–Mar 2004
18-Month
36.36"
(923.54mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1990 1964
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Apr 2002–Mar 2004
24-Month
59.18"
(1,503.17mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1999 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Apr 2001–Mar 2004
36-Month
92.03"
(2,337.56mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
2.99"
(75.94mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1935
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Apr 2000–Mar 2004
48-Month
123.17"
(3,128.52mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2001 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Ties: 1999
Apr 1999–Mar 2004
60-Month
154.38"
(3,921.25mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
6.04"
(153.41mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Ties: 2000

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on May 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/