Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1899
1-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.48"
(12.20mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2015
Nov–Dec 1899
2-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1898 1976
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2015
Oct–Dec 1899
3-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1897 1910
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1931
Sep–Dec 1899
4-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1897 1939, 1976
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1931
Aug–Dec 1899
5-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-3.56"
(-90.43mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2018
Jul–Dec 1899
6-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-4.31"
(-109.48mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2018
Jun–Dec 1899
7-Month
17.38"
(441.45mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2018
May–Dec 1899
8-Month
23.42"
(594.87mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1898 1976
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Apr–Dec 1899
9-Month
25.79"
(655.07mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1898 1910
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Mar–Dec 1899
10-Month
27.37"
(695.20mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1897 1910
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1993
Feb–Dec 1899
11-Month
28.21"
(716.53mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1910
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1993
Jan–Dec 1899
12-Month
28.46"
(722.88mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-3.63"
(-92.21mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1897 1910
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1993
Jul 1898–Dec 1899
18-Month
42.65"
(1,083.31mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-6.04"
(-153.42mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1993
Jan 1898–Dec 1899
24-Month
58.55"
(1,487.17mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-5.69"
(-144.53mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1898 1989
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jan 1897–Dec 1899
36-Month
84.78"
(2,153.41mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-11.58"
(-294.13mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1957
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2010
Jan 1896–Dec 1899
48-Month
121.56"
(3,087.62mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-6.81"
(-172.98mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1898 1958
98th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Jan 1895–Dec 1899
60-Month
147.89"
(3,756.41mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-12.47"
(-316.73mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1956
109th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/