Climate at a Glance

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Iowa, Climate Division 5. Central

Precipitation Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1961 1981
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1949
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1968 2003
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1963 2003
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
5.32"
(135.13mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
9.89"
(251.21mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
10.95"
(278.13mm)
13.73"
(348.74mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1981
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
18.47"
(469.14mm)
17.64"
(448.06mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1994
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
25.92"
(658.37mm)
22.35"
(567.69mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1994
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
30.15"
(765.81mm)
26.46"
(672.08mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1994
Ties: 1971
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
34.26"
(870.20mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
4.84"
(122.93mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1969 1911
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1994
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
35.32"
(897.13mm)
31.42"
(798.07mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1969 1911
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1994
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
36.32"
(922.53mm)
32.44"
(823.98mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1969 1911
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1994
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
52.09"
(1,323.09mm)
46.18"
(1,172.97mm)
5.91"
(150.12mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1994
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
69.45"
(1,764.03mm)
64.85"
(1,647.19mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1969 1990
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2009
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
96.75"
(2,457.45mm)
97.15"
(2,467.61mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1958
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
122.23"
(3,104.64mm)
129.42"
(3,287.27mm)
-7.19"
(-182.63mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1960 1959
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Ties: 1952
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
162.41"
(4,125.21mm)
161.77"
(4,108.96mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/