Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1897
1-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1981
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1949
Dec 1896–Jan 1897
2-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1896 2003
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 1896–Jan 1897
3-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1896 2003
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1932
Oct 1896–Jan 1897
4-Month
7.71"
(195.83mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
29th Wettest Wettest to Date 1932
Ties: 2022
Sep 1896–Jan 1897
5-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 1932
Aug 1896–Jan 1897
6-Month
15.09"
(383.29mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1907
Jul 1896–Jan 1897
7-Month
21.68"
(550.67mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1896–Jan 1897
8-Month
24.95"
(633.73mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1896–Jan 1897
9-Month
31.42"
(798.07mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Apr 1896–Jan 1897
10-Month
36.46"
(926.08mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
7.29"
(185.16mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Mar 1896–Jan 1897
11-Month
37.55"
(953.77mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Feb 1896–Jan 1897
12-Month
38.15"
(969.01mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Aug 1895–Jan 1897
18-Month
49.58"
(1,259.33mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
91st Driest Driest to Date 1957
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1895–Jan 1897
24-Month
64.10"
(1,628.14mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
63rd Driest Driest to Date 1990
64th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/