Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1898
1-Month
0.46"
(11.68mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2015
Nov–Dec 1898
2-Month
1.92"
(48.77mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 1976
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2015
Oct–Dec 1898
3-Month
5.50"
(139.70mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1897 1910
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1931
Ties: 2006
Sep–Dec 1898
4-Month
8.12"
(206.25mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1897 1939, 1976
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1931
Aug–Dec 1898
5-Month
11.51"
(292.35mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Jul–Dec 1898
6-Month
14.19"
(360.43mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Jun–Dec 1898
7-Month
18.59"
(472.19mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Ties: 1997
May–Dec 1898
8-Month
23.06"
(585.72mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Apr–Dec 1898
9-Month
25.53"
(648.46mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1897 1910
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Mar–Dec 1898
10-Month
27.39"
(695.71mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-2.71"
(-68.83mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1897 1910
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Feb–Dec 1898
11-Month
28.53"
(724.66mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1897 1910
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Ties: 2005
Jan–Dec 1898
12-Month
30.09"
(764.29mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1897 1910
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Jul 1897–Dec 1898
18-Month
40.55"
(1,029.97mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-8.14"
(-206.76mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1993
Jan 1897–Dec 1898
24-Month
56.32"
(1,430.53mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-7.92"
(-201.17mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1989
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2008
Jan 1896–Dec 1898
36-Month
93.10"
(2,364.74mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1957
81st Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Jan 1895–Dec 1898
48-Month
119.43"
(3,033.52mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-8.94"
(-227.08mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1958
104th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

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