Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, March 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2013
1-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1990
Ties: 1900
Feb–Mar 2013
2-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2011 1910
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1951
Ties: 1900
Jan–Mar 2013
3-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2012 1968
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1951
Dec 2012–Mar 2013
4-Month
5.84"
(148.34mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2011 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1973
Nov 2012–Mar 2013
5-Month
6.89"
(175.01mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2016
Oct 2012–Mar 2013
6-Month
9.87"
(250.70mm)
9.11"
(231.39mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1932
Sep 2012–Mar 2013
7-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
12.80"
(325.12mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2012 1940
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Aug 2012–Mar 2013
8-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
-2.29"
(-58.16mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jul 2012–Mar 2013
9-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
-5.01"
(-127.25mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jun 2012–Mar 2013
10-Month
18.35"
(466.09mm)
25.15"
(638.81mm)
-6.80"
(-172.72mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
May 2012–Mar 2013
11-Month
21.86"
(555.24mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
-7.33"
(-186.19mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Ties: 1940
Apr 2012–Mar 2013
12-Month
25.76"
(654.30mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-6.38"
(-162.06mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Oct 2011–Mar 2013
18-Month
34.82"
(884.43mm)
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
-6.46"
(-164.08mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1990 1989
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1994
Apr 2011–Mar 2013
24-Month
57.92"
(1,471.17mm)
64.26"
(1,632.20mm)
-6.34"
(-161.03mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2009
Apr 2010–Mar 2013
36-Month
101.82"
(2,586.23mm)
96.30"
(2,446.02mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2007 1958
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Apr 2009–Mar 2013
48-Month
140.51"
(3,568.95mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
12.24"
(310.89mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Apr 2008–Mar 2013
60-Month
184.22"
(4,679.19mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
23.92"
(607.57mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2009 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/