Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, March 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1957
1-Month
1.88"
(47.75mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1990
Ties: 1927
Feb–Mar 1957
2-Month
2.22"
(56.39mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1951
Ties: 1932
Jan–Mar 1957
3-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1956 1968
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1951
Dec 1956–Mar 1957
4-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Nov 1956–Mar 1957
5-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Oct 1956–Mar 1957
6-Month
6.73"
(170.94mm)
9.11"
(231.39mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1932
Ties: 1904
Sep 1956–Mar 1957
7-Month
8.27"
(210.06mm)
12.80"
(325.12mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1956 1940
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1956–Mar 1957
8-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1956–Mar 1957
9-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1956–Mar 1957
10-Month
19.88"
(504.95mm)
25.15"
(638.81mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
May 1956–Mar 1957
11-Month
23.16"
(588.26mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
-6.03"
(-153.17mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Apr 1956–Mar 1957
12-Month
25.14"
(638.56mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Oct 1955–Mar 1957
18-Month
29.27"
(743.46mm)
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
-12.01"
(-305.05mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1989
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1994
Apr 1955–Mar 1957
24-Month
46.86"
(1,190.24mm)
64.26"
(1,632.20mm)
-17.40"
(-441.96mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2020
Apr 1954–Mar 1957
36-Month
80.79"
(2,052.07mm)
96.30"
(2,446.02mm)
-15.51"
(-393.95mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1958
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Apr 1953–Mar 1957
48-Month
104.68"
(2,658.87mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-23.59"
(-599.19mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Apr 1952–Mar 1957
60-Month
134.33"
(3,411.98mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-25.97"
(-659.64mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 18, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/