Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2013
1-Month
1.76"
(44.70mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2011 1910
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1977
Feb–Mar 2013
2-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2011 1958
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1951
Ties: 1983
Jan–Mar 2013
3-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2012 1958
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1897
Dec 2012–Mar 2013
4-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2012 1958
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2016
Nov 2012–Mar 2013
5-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2012 2003
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2016
Ties: 1920
Oct 2012–Mar 2013
6-Month
10.76"
(273.30mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2012 1925
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2016
Ties: 1935
Sep 2012–Mar 2013
7-Month
12.24"
(310.90mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Ties: 1949
Aug 2012–Mar 2013
8-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jul 2012–Mar 2013
9-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2017
Jun 2012–Mar 2013
10-Month
21.03"
(534.16mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
May 2012–Mar 2013
11-Month
25.52"
(648.21mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Apr 2012–Mar 2013
12-Month
28.32"
(719.33mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Oct 2011–Mar 2013
18-Month
37.37"
(949.20mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2004 1964
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2017
Apr 2011–Mar 2013
24-Month
59.05"
(1,499.87mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1999 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2017
Apr 2010–Mar 2013
36-Month
96.77"
(2,457.96mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2008 1935
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Apr 2009–Mar 2013
48-Month
126.60"
(3,215.64mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
7.93"
(201.42mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Apr 2008–Mar 2013
60-Month
161.57"
(4,103.88mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
13.23"
(336.04mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 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/