Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, July 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1897
1-Month
3.17"
(80.52mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
43rd Driest Driest to Date 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Jun–Jul 1897
2-Month
7.07"
(179.58mm)
8.49"
(215.65mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
May–Jul 1897
3-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1988
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Apr–Jul 1897
4-Month
13.92"
(353.57mm)
15.48"
(393.19mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1895 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Mar–Jul 1897
5-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
17.43"
(442.72mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1895 1936
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Feb–Jul 1897
6-Month
17.09"
(434.09mm)
18.45"
(468.63mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1988
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Jan–Jul 1897
7-Month
18.94"
(481.08mm)
19.43"
(493.52mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1895 1988
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Dec 1896–Jul 1897
8-Month
19.58"
(497.33mm)
20.53"
(521.46mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
49th Driest Driest to Date 1988
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Nov 1896–Jul 1897
9-Month
21.59"
(548.39mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
56th Driest Driest to Date 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Oct 1896–Jul 1897
10-Month
24.80"
(629.92mm)
24.58"
(624.33mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
63rd Driest Driest to Date 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Sep 1896–Jul 1897
11-Month
28.77"
(730.76mm)
28.28"
(718.31mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
66th Driest Driest to Date 1988
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Ties: 1917
Aug 1896–Jul 1897
12-Month
32.18"
(817.37mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
63rd Driest Driest to Date 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2008
Feb 1896–Jul 1897
18-Month
55.24"
(1,403.10mm)
50.60"
(1,285.24mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2008
Aug 1895–Jul 1897
24-Month
66.67"
(1,693.42mm)
64.31"
(1,633.47mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
75th Driest Driest to Date 1934
49th Wettest Wettest to Date 2008

Citing This Page

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