Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2005
1-Month
1.03"
(26.16mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2001 1910
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1977
Ties: 1918
Feb–Mar 2005
2-Month
2.30"
(58.42mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2003 1958
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1951
Jan–Mar 2005
3-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2003 1958
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1897
Ties: 1901, 1907, 1920, 1996
Dec 2004–Mar 2005
4-Month
5.50"
(139.70mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2003 1958
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2016
Ties: 1982
Nov 2004–Mar 2005
5-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2016
Oct 2004–Mar 2005
6-Month
10.25"
(260.35mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2003 1925
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2016
Ties: 1998
Sep 2004–Mar 2005
7-Month
13.38"
(339.85mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2003 1957
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2020
Aug 2004–Mar 2005
8-Month
16.74"
(425.20mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 2004–Mar 2005
9-Month
20.52"
(521.21mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2017
Jun 2004–Mar 2005
10-Month
23.97"
(608.84mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 2004–Mar 2005
11-Month
30.72"
(780.29mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Apr 2004–Mar 2005
12-Month
32.53"
(826.26mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Ties: 1929
Oct 2003–Mar 2005
18-Month
43.04"
(1,093.22mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
4.06"
(103.13mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2004 1964
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Apr 2003–Mar 2005
24-Month
61.95"
(1,573.53mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2004 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Apr 2002–Mar 2005
36-Month
91.71"
(2,329.43mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
2.67"
(67.81mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2000 1935
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2020
Apr 2001–Mar 2005
48-Month
124.56"
(3,163.82mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
5.89"
(149.60mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Ties: 1969
Apr 2000–Mar 2005
60-Month
155.70"
(3,954.78mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
7.36"
(186.94mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/