Climate at a Glance

Divisional Rankings

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Iowa, Climate Division 4. West Central

Precipitation Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2014 1955
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1909
Ties: 1956
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
10.40"
(264.16mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1931
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
15.43"
(391.92mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
20.33"
(516.38mm)
15.18"
(385.57mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
22.18"
(563.37mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
27.37"
(695.20mm)
23.78"
(604.01mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
32.07"
(814.58mm)
26.51"
(673.35mm)
5.56"
(141.23mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
33.77"
(857.76mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2013 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
34.74"
(882.40mm)
29.18"
(741.17mm)
5.56"
(141.23mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2013 1936
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
35.34"
(897.64mm)
29.99"
(761.75mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
45.28"
(1,150.11mm)
18.04"
(458.22mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
80.28"
(2,039.11mm)
60.11"
(1,526.79mm)
20.17"
(512.32mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
120.56"
(3,062.22mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
30.38"
(771.65mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1935
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jan 2013–Dec 2016
48-Month
149.18"
(3,789.17mm)
120.13"
(3,051.30mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2018
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
173.03"
(4,394.96mm)
150.08"
(3,812.03mm)
22.95"
(582.93mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/