Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2009
1-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2008 1910
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1977
Feb–Mar 2009
2-Month
3.83"
(97.28mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2008 1958
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1951
Jan–Mar 2009
3-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2008 1958
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1897
Dec 2008–Mar 2009
4-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2008 1958
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Nov 2008–Mar 2009
5-Month
8.72"
(221.49mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2008 2003
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2016
Ties: 1951
Oct 2008–Mar 2009
6-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
2.28"
(57.92mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2008 1925
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2016
Sep 2008–Mar 2009
7-Month
15.35"
(389.89mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2008 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2020
Aug 2008–Mar 2009
8-Month
17.23"
(437.64mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2005 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jul 2008–Mar 2009
9-Month
21.25"
(539.75mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2017
Jun 2008–Mar 2009
10-Month
27.26"
(692.40mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
May 2008–Mar 2009
11-Month
30.68"
(779.27mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Apr 2008–Mar 2009
12-Month
34.97"
(888.24mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Ties: 1952
Oct 2007–Mar 2009
18-Month
46.07"
(1,170.18mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
7.09"
(180.09mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2008 1964
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
Apr 2007–Mar 2009
24-Month
67.53"
(1,715.26mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2008 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2020
Apr 2006–Mar 2009
36-Month
97.28"
(2,470.91mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
8.24"
(209.29mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2008 1935
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Apr 2005–Mar 2009
48-Month
127.79"
(3,245.87mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
9.12"
(231.65mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Apr 2004–Mar 2009
60-Month
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
11.98"
(304.29mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020

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