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Iowa, Climate Division 5. Central

Precipitation Rankings, January 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1953
1-Month
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1949
Ties: 1895, 2006, 2011
Dec 1952–Jan 1953
2-Month
1.86"
(47.24mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1951 2003
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2016
Ties: 1962, 1994
Nov 1952–Jan 1953
3-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1952 2003
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1932
Oct 1952–Jan 1953
4-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1932
Sep 1952–Jan 1953
5-Month
5.64"
(143.26mm)
9.89"
(251.21mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1932
Aug 1952–Jan 1953
6-Month
9.41"
(239.01mm)
13.73"
(348.74mm)
-4.32"
(-109.73mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jul 1952–Jan 1953
7-Month
13.03"
(330.96mm)
17.64"
(448.06mm)
-4.61"
(-117.10mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Jun 1952–Jan 1953
8-Month
18.58"
(471.93mm)
22.35"
(567.69mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
May 1952–Jan 1953
9-Month
22.52"
(572.01mm)
26.46"
(672.08mm)
-3.94"
(-100.07mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Apr 1952–Jan 1953
10-Month
24.08"
(611.63mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
-5.34"
(-135.64mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Mar 1952–Jan 1953
11-Month
27.81"
(706.37mm)
31.42"
(798.07mm)
-3.61"
(-91.70mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Feb 1952–Jan 1953
12-Month
28.32"
(719.33mm)
32.44"
(823.98mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Aug 1951–Jan 1953
18-Month
42.87"
(1,088.90mm)
46.18"
(1,172.97mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Feb 1951–Jan 1953
24-Month
69.54"
(1,766.32mm)
64.85"
(1,647.19mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1952 1990
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
Feb 1950–Jan 1953
36-Month
95.29"
(2,420.37mm)
97.15"
(2,467.61mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1952 1958
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011
Feb 1949–Jan 1953
48-Month
119.95"
(3,046.73mm)
129.42"
(3,287.27mm)
-9.47"
(-240.54mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1951 1959
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Feb 1948–Jan 1953
60-Month
150.55"
(3,823.97mm)
161.77"
(4,108.96mm)
-11.22"
(-284.99mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 15, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/