Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2015
1-Month
0.68"
(17.27mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1977
Feb–Mar 2015
2-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1951
Jan–Mar 2015
3-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1897
Dec 2014–Mar 2015
4-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2003 1958
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2016
Nov 2014–Mar 2015
5-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2016
Oct 2014–Mar 2015
6-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2016
Sep 2014–Mar 2015
7-Month
11.15"
(283.21mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1957
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Ties: 1933
Aug 2014–Mar 2015
8-Month
15.65"
(397.51mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jul 2014–Mar 2015
9-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2017
Jun 2014–Mar 2015
10-Month
25.71"
(653.03mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
May 2014–Mar 2015
11-Month
29.19"
(741.43mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Apr 2014–Mar 2015
12-Month
33.42"
(848.87mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Oct 2013–Mar 2015
18-Month
43.56"
(1,106.42mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1964
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2017
Apr 2013–Mar 2015
24-Month
65.82"
(1,671.83mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2014 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2017
Apr 2012–Mar 2015
36-Month
94.14"
(2,391.16mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2014 1935
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Apr 2011–Mar 2015
48-Month
124.87"
(3,171.70mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Apr 2010–Mar 2015
60-Month
162.59"
(4,129.79mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
10th 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/