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Iowa, Climate Division 4. West Central

Precipitation Rankings, March 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1983
1-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
2.94"
(74.67mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1910
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–Mar 1983
2-Month
5.83"
(148.08mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1951
Jan–Mar 1983
3-Month
6.75"
(171.45mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Dec 1982–Mar 1983
4-Month
9.82"
(249.43mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Nov 1982–Mar 1983
5-Month
12.24"
(310.90mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
6.46"
(164.09mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Oct 1982–Mar 1983
6-Month
15.08"
(383.03mm)
7.87"
(199.90mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1982–Mar 1983
7-Month
18.88"
(479.55mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Aug 1982–Mar 1983
8-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Jul 1982–Mar 1983
9-Month
28.41"
(721.61mm)
18.77"
(476.76mm)
9.64"
(244.85mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Jun 1982–Mar 1983
10-Month
31.33"
(795.78mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
7.94"
(201.67mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
May 1982–Mar 1983
11-Month
39.49"
(1,003.05mm)
27.36"
(694.94mm)
12.13"
(308.11mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Apr 1982–Mar 1983
12-Month
41.34"
(1,050.04mm)
30.11"
(764.79mm)
11.23"
(285.25mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Ties: 1897, 1987
Oct 1981–Mar 1983
18-Month
50.81"
(1,290.57mm)
38.01"
(965.45mm)
12.80"
(325.12mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Apr 1981–Mar 1983
24-Month
69.39"
(1,762.51mm)
60.20"
(1,529.08mm)
9.19"
(233.43mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1935
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2016
Ties: 1993
Apr 1980–Mar 1983
36-Month
90.77"
(2,305.56mm)
90.17"
(2,290.32mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1982 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Apr 1979–Mar 1983
48-Month
119.44"
(3,033.78mm)
120.10"
(3,050.54mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Apr 1978–Mar 1983
60-Month
155.55"
(3,950.97mm)
150.07"
(3,811.78mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1982 1938
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/