Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
11.51"
(292.35mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
4.52"
(114.80mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
13.20"
(335.28mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
13.68"
(347.47mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
15.13"
(384.30mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
100th Driest Driest to Date 1934
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
16.61"
(421.89mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
98th Driest Driest to Date 1934
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
17.09"
(434.09mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
73rd Driest Driest to Date 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
20.21"
(513.33mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
66th Driest Driest to Date 1934
59th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
24.63"
(625.60mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
68th Driest Driest to Date 1934
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
27.88"
(708.15mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
66th Driest Driest to Date 1934
59th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
32.06"
(814.32mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
64th Driest Driest to Date 1934
61st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/