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Iowa, Climate Division 4. West Central

Precipitation Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Ties: 1903
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1968 1910
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1951
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1973
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1932
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
7.87"
(199.90mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1973
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
12.98"
(329.69mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
15.61"
(396.49mm)
18.77"
(476.76mm)
-3.16"
(-80.27mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
20.01"
(508.25mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
-3.38"
(-85.86mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1967 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
24.20"
(614.68mm)
27.36"
(694.94mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
25.46"
(646.68mm)
30.11"
(764.79mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1902
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
37.09"
(942.09mm)
38.01"
(965.45mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
54.81"
(1,392.17mm)
60.20"
(1,529.08mm)
-5.39"
(-136.91mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1968 1935
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
83.33"
(2,116.58mm)
90.17"
(2,290.32mm)
-6.84"
(-173.74mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
118.62"
(3,012.95mm)
120.10"
(3,050.54mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
146.43"
(3,719.32mm)
150.07"
(3,811.78mm)
-3.64"
(-92.46mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1971 1938
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/