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Iowa, Climate Division 5. Central

Precipitation Rankings, March 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1970
1-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1969 1994
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1990
Feb–Mar 1970
2-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1951
Jan–Mar 1970
3-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1968 1958
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1951
Dec 1969–Mar 1970
4-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Nov 1969–Mar 1970
5-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932
Oct 1969–Mar 1970
6-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932
Sep 1969–Mar 1970
7-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
12.89"
(327.41mm)
-2.08"
(-52.84mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1967
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932
Aug 1969–Mar 1970
8-Month
13.83"
(351.28mm)
16.72"
(424.69mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jul 1969–Mar 1970
9-Month
21.35"
(542.29mm)
20.64"
(524.26mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jun 1969–Mar 1970
10-Month
28.80"
(731.52mm)
25.35"
(643.89mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
May 1969–Mar 1970
11-Month
33.03"
(838.96mm)
29.46"
(748.28mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1994
Ties: 1962
Apr 1969–Mar 1970
12-Month
37.14"
(943.36mm)
32.42"
(823.47mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1989
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1994
Oct 1968–Mar 1970
18-Month
47.12"
(1,196.85mm)
41.61"
(1,056.89mm)
5.51"
(139.96mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1989
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Apr 1968–Mar 1970
24-Month
70.99"
(1,803.15mm)
64.83"
(1,646.68mm)
6.16"
(156.47mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2009
Apr 1967–Mar 1970
36-Month
97.47"
(2,475.74mm)
97.16"
(2,467.86mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 1958
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Apr 1966–Mar 1970
48-Month
122.30"
(3,106.42mm)
129.44"
(3,287.78mm)
-7.14"
(-181.36mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Apr 1965–Mar 1970
60-Month
160.74"
(4,082.80mm)
161.78"
(4,109.21mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/