Climate at a Glance

Divisional Rankings

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Iowa, Climate Division 5. Central

Precipitation Rankings, March 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2018
1-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2016 1994
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1990
Feb–Mar 2018
2-Month
3.83"
(97.28mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2016 1910
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1951
Jan–Mar 2018
3-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2016 1958
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1951
Dec 2017–Mar 2018
4-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Nov 2017–Mar 2018
5-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1932
Oct 2017–Mar 2018
6-Month
11.17"
(283.72mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2017 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932
Sep 2017–Mar 2018
7-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
12.89"
(327.41mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2015 1967
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1932
Aug 2017–Mar 2018
8-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
16.72"
(424.69mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 1909
Jul 2017–Mar 2018
9-Month
18.77"
(476.76mm)
20.64"
(524.26mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 1904
Jun 2017–Mar 2018
10-Month
21.76"
(552.70mm)
25.35"
(643.89mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
May 2017–Mar 2018
11-Month
26.60"
(675.64mm)
29.46"
(748.28mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2013 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1994
Ties: 1941
Apr 2017–Mar 2018
12-Month
30.05"
(763.27mm)
32.42"
(823.47mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1989
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1994
Oct 2016–Mar 2018
18-Month
40.05"
(1,017.27mm)
41.61"
(1,056.89mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1989
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1994
Apr 2016–Mar 2018
24-Month
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
64.83"
(1,646.68mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2014 1957
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009
Apr 2015–Mar 2018
36-Month
115.37"
(2,930.40mm)
97.16"
(2,467.86mm)
18.21"
(462.54mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Apr 2014–Mar 2018
48-Month
155.77"
(3,956.56mm)
129.44"
(3,287.78mm)
26.33"
(668.78mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Apr 2013–Mar 2018
60-Month
189.40"
(4,810.76mm)
161.78"
(4,109.21mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/