Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, March 1991

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1991
1-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
2.23"
(56.65mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1990
Feb–Mar 1991
2-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1951
Jan–Mar 1991
3-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1989 1968
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1951
Dec 1990–Mar 1991
4-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1973
Nov 1990–Mar 1991
5-Month
8.41"
(213.61mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
1.62"
(41.14mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2016
Oct 1990–Mar 1991
6-Month
10.29"
(261.37mm)
9.11"
(231.39mm)
1.18"
(29.98mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1932
Sep 1990–Mar 1991
7-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
12.80"
(325.12mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1940
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Aug 1990–Mar 1991
8-Month
16.00"
(406.40mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Jul 1990–Mar 1991
9-Month
22.37"
(568.20mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1990 1918
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jun 1990–Mar 1991
10-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
25.15"
(638.81mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
May 1990–Mar 1991
11-Month
36.06"
(915.92mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
6.87"
(174.49mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Apr 1990–Mar 1991
12-Month
38.32"
(973.33mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Oct 1989–Mar 1991
18-Month
46.72"
(1,186.69mm)
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
5.44"
(138.18mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1990 1989
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1994
Apr 1989–Mar 1991
24-Month
66.50"
(1,689.10mm)
64.26"
(1,632.20mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2009
Apr 1988–Mar 1991
36-Month
88.32"
(2,243.33mm)
96.30"
(2,446.02mm)
-7.98"
(-202.69mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1990 1958
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011
Apr 1987–Mar 1991
48-Month
119.44"
(3,033.78mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-8.83"
(-224.28mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2011
Apr 1986–Mar 1991
60-Month
159.52"
(4,051.81mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 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/