Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, March 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1968
1-Month
0.92"
(23.37mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1990
Ties: 1915
Feb–Mar 1968
2-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1951
Jan–Mar 1968
3-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1968
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1951
Dec 1967–Mar 1968
4-Month
2.63"
(66.80mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1973
Nov 1967–Mar 1968
5-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2016
Oct 1967–Mar 1968
6-Month
6.45"
(163.83mm)
9.11"
(231.39mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1964 1956
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1932
Sep 1967–Mar 1968
7-Month
9.06"
(230.12mm)
12.80"
(325.12mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1967 1940
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Aug 1967–Mar 1968
8-Month
11.71"
(297.43mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Jul 1967–Mar 1968
9-Month
13.86"
(352.04mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
-6.69"
(-169.93mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Jun 1967–Mar 1968
10-Month
22.45"
(570.23mm)
25.15"
(638.81mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
May 1967–Mar 1968
11-Month
25.19"
(639.83mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Apr 1967–Mar 1968
12-Month
28.53"
(724.66mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-3.61"
(-91.70mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Oct 1966–Mar 1968
18-Month
35.01"
(889.25mm)
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1967 1989
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1994
Apr 1966–Mar 1968
24-Month
53.66"
(1,362.96mm)
64.26"
(1,632.20mm)
-10.60"
(-269.24mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2009
Apr 1965–Mar 1968
36-Month
91.94"
(2,335.28mm)
96.30"
(2,446.02mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1965 1958
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Apr 1964–Mar 1968
48-Month
126.47"
(3,212.34mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1967 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Apr 1963–Mar 1968
60-Month
152.02"
(3,861.31mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-8.28"
(-210.31mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/