Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1896
1-Month
0.64"
(16.26mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2015
Nov–Dec 1896
2-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
60th Driest Driest to Date 1976
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2015
Oct–Dec 1896
3-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 1931
Sep–Dec 1896
4-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1939, 1976
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1931
Aug–Dec 1896
5-Month
13.24"
(336.30mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Dec 1896
6-Month
19.83"
(503.68mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Dec 1896
7-Month
23.10"
(586.74mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
40th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
May–Dec 1896
8-Month
29.57"
(751.08mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Apr–Dec 1896
9-Month
34.61"
(879.09mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Mar–Dec 1896
10-Month
35.70"
(906.78mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Feb–Dec 1896
11-Month
36.30"
(922.02mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Jan–Dec 1896
12-Month
36.78"
(934.21mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
4.69"
(119.12mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Jul 1895–Dec 1896
18-Month
50.98"
(1,294.89mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
2.29"
(58.16mm)
77th Driest Driest to Date 1956
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Jan 1895–Dec 1896
24-Month
63.11"
(1,602.99mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
56th Driest Driest to Date 1989
68th Wettest Wettest to Date 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/