Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1895
1-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
88th Driest Driest to Date 2002
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Ties: 1906, 1947
Nov–Dec 1895
2-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
72nd Driest Driest to Date 1976
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Oct–Dec 1895
3-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1910
103rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1931
Sep–Dec 1895
4-Month
6.53"
(165.86mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1939, 1976
100th Wettest Wettest to Date 1931
Aug–Dec 1895
5-Month
10.95"
(278.13mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
39th Driest Driest to Date 1976
86th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Dec 1895
6-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
34th Driest Driest to Date 1976
91st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Dec 1895
7-Month
18.38"
(466.85mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1976
94th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
May–Dec 1895
8-Month
21.58"
(548.13mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1976
98th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Apr–Dec 1895
9-Month
24.14"
(613.16mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1910
102nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Mar–Dec 1895
10-Month
24.95"
(633.73mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1910
106th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Feb–Dec 1895
11-Month
25.47"
(646.94mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-5.65"
(-143.51mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1910
106th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Jan–Dec 1895
12-Month
26.33"
(668.78mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-5.76"
(-146.31mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1910
108th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/