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Iowa, Climate Division 9. Southeast

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1968 1992
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1996
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1902
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
10.36"
(263.14mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
0.62"
(15.74mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1973
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1973
Ties: 1981
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
13.50"
(342.90mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1973
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
15.02"
(381.51mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1973
Ties: 2011
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
18.03"
(457.96mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1973
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
20.01"
(508.25mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
25.25"
(641.35mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
29.13"
(739.90mm)
26.20"
(665.48mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
34.98"
(888.49mm)
30.18"
(766.57mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
34.73"
(882.14mm)
5.04"
(128.02mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1903
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
53.89"
(1,368.81mm)
48.55"
(1,233.17mm)
5.34"
(135.64mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1902
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
79.85"
(2,028.19mm)
69.46"
(1,764.28mm)
10.39"
(263.91mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
105.14"
(2,670.56mm)
104.12"
(2,644.65mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
138.11"
(3,507.99mm)
138.68"
(3,522.47mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
171.82"
(4,364.23mm)
173.32"
(4,402.33mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1958
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/