Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2017
1-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1977
Feb–Mar 2017
2-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1951
Jan–Mar 2017
3-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2016 1958
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1897
Dec 2016–Mar 2017
4-Month
6.81"
(172.97mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Nov 2016–Mar 2017
5-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2015 2003
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Oct 2016–Mar 2017
6-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Sep 2016–Mar 2017
7-Month
16.27"
(413.26mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2020
Aug 2016–Mar 2017
8-Month
21.68"
(550.67mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
5.49"
(139.44mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2016–Mar 2017
9-Month
27.04"
(686.82mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
7.26"
(184.41mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 2016–Mar 2017
10-Month
30.97"
(786.64mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
7.16"
(181.87mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
May 2016–Mar 2017
11-Month
34.05"
(864.87mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Apr 2016–Mar 2017
12-Month
36.59"
(929.39mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2020
Oct 2015–Mar 2017
18-Month
50.34"
(1,278.64mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
11.36"
(288.55mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1964
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2015–Mar 2017
24-Month
73.59"
(1,869.19mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
14.21"
(360.94mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2014–Mar 2017
36-Month
107.01"
(2,718.05mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
17.97"
(456.43mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1935
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2013–Mar 2017
48-Month
139.41"
(3,541.01mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
20.74"
(526.79mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1937
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2012–Mar 2017
60-Month
167.73"
(4,260.34mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
19.39"
(492.50mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/