Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, March 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1916
1-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1915 1910
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1990
Ties: 1960
Feb–Mar 1916
2-Month
2.11"
(53.59mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1951
Jan–Mar 1916
3-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1914 1968
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1951
Dec 1915–Mar 1916
4-Month
5.23"
(132.84mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1973
Ties: 2018
Nov 1915–Mar 1916
5-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1956
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2016
Oct 1915–Mar 1916
6-Month
8.41"
(213.61mm)
9.11"
(231.39mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1956
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1932
Sep 1915–Mar 1916
7-Month
14.49"
(368.05mm)
12.80"
(325.12mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1914 1940
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Aug 1915–Mar 1916
8-Month
17.31"
(439.67mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jul 1915–Mar 1916
9-Month
25.37"
(644.40mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1915 1918
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Ties: 2020
Jun 1915–Mar 1916
10-Month
29.47"
(748.54mm)
25.15"
(638.81mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
May 1915–Mar 1916
11-Month
36.82"
(935.23mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1915 1956
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Apr 1915–Mar 1916
12-Month
38.14"
(968.76mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1915 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Ties: 2015
Oct 1914–Mar 1916
18-Month
48.31"
(1,227.07mm)
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1915 1989
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1994
Apr 1914–Mar 1916
24-Month
71.74"
(1,822.20mm)
64.26"
(1,632.20mm)
7.48"
(190.00mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020
Ties: 1979
Apr 1913–Mar 1916
36-Month
101.15"
(2,569.21mm)
96.30"
(2,446.02mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1915 1958
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Apr 1912–Mar 1916
48-Month
130.07"
(3,303.78mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Apr 1911–Mar 1916
60-Month
160.83"
(4,085.08mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/