Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2018
1-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1977
Feb–Mar 2018
2-Month
3.03"
(76.96mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1951
Ties: 1962
Jan–Mar 2018
3-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1897
Dec 2017–Mar 2018
4-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2016
Ties: 1996
Nov 2017–Mar 2018
5-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2015 2003
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2016
Oct 2017–Mar 2018
6-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2016
Ties: 1986
Sep 2017–Mar 2018
7-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Aug 2017–Mar 2018
8-Month
17.67"
(448.82mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jul 2017–Mar 2018
9-Month
20.80"
(528.32mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2017–Mar 2018
10-Month
25.20"
(640.08mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
May 2017–Mar 2018
11-Month
29.18"
(741.17mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Apr 2017–Mar 2018
12-Month
32.86"
(834.64mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Oct 2016–Mar 2018
18-Month
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
5.04"
(128.02mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1964
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Apr 2016–Mar 2018
24-Month
69.45"
(1,764.03mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Apr 2015–Mar 2018
36-Month
106.45"
(2,703.83mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
17.41"
(442.21mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1935
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Apr 2014–Mar 2018
48-Month
139.87"
(3,552.70mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
21.20"
(538.48mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2013–Mar 2018
60-Month
172.27"
(4,375.66mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
23.93"
(607.82mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2017 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/