Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, March 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2011
1-Month
1.50"
(38.10mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2008 1910
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1990
Feb–Mar 2011
2-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2010 1910
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1951
Ties: 1995
Jan–Mar 2011
3-Month
3.83"
(97.28mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2008 1968
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1951
Dec 2010–Mar 2011
4-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1973
Nov 2010–Mar 2011
5-Month
6.70"
(170.18mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2008 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2016
Oct 2010–Mar 2011
6-Month
7.61"
(193.29mm)
9.11"
(231.39mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1932
Sep 2010–Mar 2011
7-Month
13.01"
(330.45mm)
12.80"
(325.12mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2006 1940
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Aug 2010–Mar 2011
8-Month
17.84"
(453.14mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
1.18"
(29.98mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jul 2010–Mar 2011
9-Month
25.73"
(653.54mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2010–Mar 2011
10-Month
36.01"
(914.65mm)
25.15"
(638.81mm)
10.86"
(275.84mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
May 2010–Mar 2011
11-Month
40.20"
(1,021.08mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2010 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Apr 2010–Mar 2011
12-Month
43.90"
(1,115.06mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
11.76"
(298.70mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Oct 2009–Mar 2011
18-Month
57.96"
(1,472.18mm)
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
16.68"
(423.67mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1989
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Apr 2009–Mar 2011
24-Month
82.59"
(2,097.79mm)
64.26"
(1,632.20mm)
18.33"
(465.59mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Apr 2008–Mar 2011
36-Month
126.30"
(3,208.02mm)
96.30"
(2,446.02mm)
30.00"
(762.00mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1958
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Apr 2007–Mar 2011
48-Month
166.91"
(4,239.51mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
38.64"
(981.45mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Apr 2006–Mar 2011
60-Month
200.28"
(5,087.11mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
39.98"
(1,015.49mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2010 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/