Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1897
1-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
2.02"
(51.30mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1895 1926
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2013
Mar–Apr 1897
2-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1896 1910
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Feb–Apr 1897
3-Month
8.13"
(206.50mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1896 1910
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1951
Jan–Apr 1897
4-Month
9.98"
(253.49mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1951
Dec 1896–Apr 1897
5-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Nov 1896–Apr 1897
6-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Oct 1896–Apr 1897
7-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Sep 1896–Apr 1897
8-Month
19.81"
(503.17mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1896–Apr 1897
9-Month
23.22"
(589.79mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1896–Apr 1897
10-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
6.32"
(160.52mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1896–Apr 1897
11-Month
33.08"
(840.23mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
4.99"
(126.74mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1896–Apr 1897
12-Month
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1895–Apr 1897
18-Month
49.69"
(1,262.13mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
106th Driest Driest to Date 1956
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
May 1895–Apr 1897
24-Month
68.34"
(1,735.84mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
86th Driest Driest to Date 1957
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017

Citing This Page

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