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Iowa, Climate Division 4. West Central

Precipitation Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 1986
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1932
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1955 2014
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Ties: 2002
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
1.00"
(25.40mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1955 2003
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1932
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1932
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
4.26"
(108.20mm)
8.64"
(219.46mm)
-4.38"
(-111.26mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1932
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
6.10"
(154.94mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-6.29"
(-159.77mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
9.73"
(247.14mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
-6.37"
(-161.80mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
20.72"
(526.29mm)
-7.94"
(-201.68mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
14.15"
(359.41mm)
24.69"
(627.13mm)
-10.54"
(-267.72mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
17.27"
(438.66mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-10.18"
(-258.57mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
18.27"
(464.06mm)
29.20"
(741.68mm)
-10.93"
(-277.62mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
19.42"
(493.27mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-10.70"
(-271.78mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
32.98"
(837.69mm)
42.54"
(1,080.52mm)
-9.56"
(-242.83mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1954 1957
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
52.29"
(1,328.17mm)
60.20"
(1,529.08mm)
-7.91"
(-200.91mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
75.04"
(1,906.02mm)
90.15"
(2,289.81mm)
-15.11"
(-383.79mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
106.53"
(2,705.86mm)
120.10"
(3,050.54mm)
-13.57"
(-344.68mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
149.55"
(3,798.57mm)
150.07"
(3,811.78mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1954 1938
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/