Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2020
1-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2019 1910
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1977
Feb–Mar 2020
2-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1951
Jan–Mar 2020
3-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2018 1958
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1897
Dec 2019–Mar 2020
4-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2018 1958
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2016
Nov 2019–Mar 2020
5-Month
8.49"
(215.65mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2018 2003
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2016
Oct 2019–Mar 2020
6-Month
13.28"
(337.31mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2016
Sep 2019–Mar 2020
7-Month
19.41"
(493.01mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
6.77"
(171.95mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 2019–Mar 2020
8-Month
22.63"
(574.80mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
6.44"
(163.57mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–Mar 2020
9-Month
26.76"
(679.70mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
6.98"
(177.29mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2017
Jun 2019–Mar 2020
10-Month
30.60"
(777.24mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2019–Mar 2020
11-Month
36.08"
(916.43mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Apr 2019–Mar 2020
12-Month
39.30"
(998.22mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Oct 2018–Mar 2020
18-Month
52.76"
(1,340.10mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1964
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2018–Mar 2020
24-Month
77.64"
(1,972.06mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
18.26"
(463.81mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2017–Mar 2020
36-Month
110.50"
(2,806.70mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
21.46"
(545.08mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1935
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2016–Mar 2020
48-Month
147.09"
(3,736.09mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2015–Mar 2020
60-Month
184.09"
(4,675.89mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
35.75"
(908.05mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 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/