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Iowa, Climate Division 4. West Central

Precipitation Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
4.00"
(101.60mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1951
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
3.31"
(84.08mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
10.95"
(278.13mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
7.87"
(199.90mm)
6.11"
(155.19mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1983
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
20.79"
(528.07mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
9.48"
(240.80mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
24.26"
(616.20mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
30.36"
(771.14mm)
18.77"
(476.76mm)
11.59"
(294.38mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
33.65"
(854.71mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
10.26"
(260.60mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2016
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
38.56"
(979.42mm)
27.36"
(694.94mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
42.52"
(1,080.01mm)
30.11"
(764.79mm)
12.41"
(315.22mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
52.70"
(1,338.58mm)
38.01"
(965.45mm)
14.69"
(373.13mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
67.98"
(1,726.69mm)
60.20"
(1,529.08mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2016
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
97.33"
(2,472.18mm)
90.17"
(2,290.32mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2017
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
125.85"
(3,196.59mm)
120.10"
(3,050.54mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1937
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
161.14"
(4,092.96mm)
150.07"
(3,811.78mm)
11.07"
(281.18mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1972 1938
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 16, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/