Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, March 1977

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1977
1-Month
3.90"
(99.06mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1990
Feb–Mar 1977
2-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1975 1910
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1951
Jan–Mar 1977
3-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1975 1968
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1951
Ties: 1937
Dec 1976–Mar 1977
4-Month
5.22"
(132.59mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1973
Nov 1976–Mar 1977
5-Month
5.32"
(135.13mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2016
Oct 1976–Mar 1977
6-Month
6.85"
(173.99mm)
9.11"
(231.39mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1932
Sep 1976–Mar 1977
7-Month
8.32"
(211.33mm)
12.80"
(325.12mm)
-4.48"
(-113.79mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1967 1940
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Aug 1976–Mar 1977
8-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
-6.86"
(-174.24mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1954
Jul 1976–Mar 1977
9-Month
12.35"
(313.69mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
-8.20"
(-208.28mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1976–Mar 1977
10-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
25.15"
(638.81mm)
-9.55"
(-242.57mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
May 1976–Mar 1977
11-Month
18.80"
(477.52mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
-10.39"
(-263.91mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Apr 1976–Mar 1977
12-Month
23.39"
(594.11mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-8.75"
(-222.25mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Oct 1975–Mar 1977
18-Month
33.05"
(839.47mm)
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
-8.23"
(-209.04mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1967 1989
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1994
Apr 1975–Mar 1977
24-Month
53.77"
(1,365.76mm)
64.26"
(1,632.20mm)
-10.49"
(-266.44mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Apr 1974–Mar 1977
36-Month
86.97"
(2,209.04mm)
96.30"
(2,446.02mm)
-9.33"
(-236.98mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1959 1958
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Apr 1973–Mar 1977
48-Month
126.45"
(3,211.83mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Apr 1972–Mar 1977
60-Month
168.04"
(4,268.22mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
7.74"
(196.60mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/