Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2012
1-Month
1.99"
(50.55mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2011 1910
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1977
Feb–Mar 2012
2-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2011 1958
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1951
Jan–Mar 2012
3-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2011 1958
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1897
Dec 2011–Mar 2012
4-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2011 1958
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2016
Nov 2011–Mar 2012
5-Month
7.46"
(189.48mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2011 2003
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2016
Oct 2011–Mar 2012
6-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2003 1925
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2016
Sep 2011–Mar 2012
7-Month
11.35"
(288.29mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2003 1957
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Aug 2011–Mar 2012
8-Month
14.31"
(363.47mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-1.88"
(-47.76mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jul 2011–Mar 2012
9-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2017
Jun 2011–Mar 2012
10-Month
22.82"
(579.63mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
May 2011–Mar 2012
11-Month
26.94"
(684.28mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2010 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Apr 2011–Mar 2012
12-Month
30.73"
(780.54mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Oct 2010–Mar 2012
18-Month
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2004 1964
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Apr 2010–Mar 2012
24-Month
68.45"
(1,738.63mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
9.07"
(230.38mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2011 1931
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2009–Mar 2012
36-Month
98.28"
(2,496.31mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
9.24"
(234.69mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2010 1935
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Apr 2008–Mar 2012
48-Month
133.25"
(3,384.55mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
14.58"
(370.33mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Apr 2007–Mar 2012
60-Month
165.81"
(4,211.57mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
17.47"
(443.73mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2011 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 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/