Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1896
1-Month
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1981
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1949
Ties: 1921
Dec 1895–Jan 1896
2-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
62nd Driest Driest to Date 2003
63rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 1895–Jan 1896
3-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
52nd Driest Driest to Date 2003
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1932
Ties: 1917
Oct 1895–Jan 1896
4-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-2.24"
(-56.89mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1911
108th Wettest Wettest to Date 1932
Sep 1895–Jan 1896
5-Month
7.01"
(178.05mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1977
100th Wettest Wettest to Date 1932
Aug 1895–Jan 1896
6-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1923
Jul 1895–Jan 1896
7-Month
14.68"
(372.87mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 1977
96th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–Jan 1896
8-Month
18.86"
(479.04mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1977
97th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1895–Jan 1896
9-Month
22.06"
(560.32mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
-4.16"
(-105.67mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Apr 1895–Jan 1896
10-Month
24.62"
(625.35mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1911
105th Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Mar 1895–Jan 1896
11-Month
25.43"
(645.92mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-5.71"
(-145.04mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1911
107th Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Feb 1895–Jan 1896
12-Month
25.95"
(659.13mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-6.20"
(-157.48mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1911
110th Wettest Wettest to Date 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/