Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1901
1-Month
0.95"
(24.13mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2015
Nov–Dec 1901
2-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1900 1976
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2015
Oct–Dec 1901
3-Month
3.80"
(96.52mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1910
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1931
Sep–Dec 1901
4-Month
8.61"
(218.69mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1899 1939, 1976
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1931
Aug–Dec 1901
5-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1976
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2018
Jul–Dec 1901
6-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1899 1976
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2018
Jun–Dec 1901
7-Month
16.03"
(407.16mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-5.12"
(-130.05mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2018
May–Dec 1901
8-Month
18.42"
(467.87mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-6.78"
(-172.21mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1993
Apr–Dec 1901
9-Month
20.23"
(513.84mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-7.92"
(-201.17mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1910
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1993
Ties: 1933
Mar–Dec 1901
10-Month
22.77"
(578.36mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-7.33"
(-186.18mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1910
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1993
Feb–Dec 1901
11-Month
23.79"
(604.27mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-7.33"
(-186.18mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1910
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1993
Jan–Dec 1901
12-Month
24.50"
(622.30mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-7.59"
(-192.79mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1910
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1993
Ties: 1933, 1939
Jul 1900–Dec 1901
18-Month
46.31"
(1,176.27mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-2.38"
(-60.46mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1993
Jan 1900–Dec 1901
24-Month
59.94"
(1,522.48mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1899 1989
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2008
Jan 1899–Dec 1901
36-Month
88.40"
(2,245.36mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-7.96"
(-202.18mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1899 1957
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
Jan 1898–Dec 1901
48-Month
118.49"
(3,009.65mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-9.88"
(-250.95mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1958
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
Jan 1897–Dec 1901
60-Month
144.72"
(3,675.89mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-15.64"
(-397.25mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1956
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/