Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2016
1-Month
2.85"
(72.39mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1977
Feb–Mar 2016
2-Month
3.90"
(99.06mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1951
Jan–Mar 2016
3-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1897
Dec 2015–Mar 2016
4-Month
8.26"
(209.80mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
3.14"
(79.75mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 2015–Mar 2016
5-Month
11.50"
(292.10mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 2003
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Oct 2015–Mar 2016
6-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Sep 2015–Mar 2016
7-Month
17.20"
(436.88mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
4.56"
(115.82mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Aug 2015–Mar 2016
8-Month
21.29"
(540.77mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Jul 2015–Mar 2016
9-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2017
Jun 2015–Mar 2016
10-Month
29.75"
(755.65mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
May 2015–Mar 2016
11-Month
34.59"
(878.59mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Apr 2015–Mar 2016
12-Month
37.00"
(939.80mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Oct 2014–Mar 2016
18-Month
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1964
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Apr 2014–Mar 2016
24-Month
70.42"
(1,788.67mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2013–Mar 2016
36-Month
102.82"
(2,611.63mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1935
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2012–Mar 2016
48-Month
131.14"
(3,330.96mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
12.47"
(316.74mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Apr 2011–Mar 2016
60-Month
161.87"
(4,111.50mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2020

Citing This Page

  • 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/