Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 1904

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1904
1-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1903 1926
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2013
Ties: 1981
Mar–Apr 1904
2-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1903 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1991
Feb–Apr 1904
3-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1903 1910
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1951
Jan–Apr 1904
4-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1903 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1951
Dec 1903–Apr 1904
5-Month
7.69"
(195.33mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1973
Nov 1903–Apr 1904
6-Month
8.21"
(208.53mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
-1.53"
(-38.87mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2016
Ties: 1967
Oct 1903–Apr 1904
7-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1973
Sep 1903–Apr 1904
8-Month
13.86"
(352.04mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Aug 1903–Apr 1904
9-Month
20.26"
(514.60mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jul 1903–Apr 1904
10-Month
25.49"
(647.45mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1903–Apr 1904
11-Month
28.43"
(722.12mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
May 1903–Apr 1904
12-Month
36.98"
(939.29mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
4.84"
(122.93mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Nov 1902–Apr 1904
18-Month
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
5.04"
(128.02mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1994
May 1902–Apr 1904
24-Month
81.75"
(2,076.45mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
17.46"
(443.48mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1903 1957
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
May 1901–Apr 1904
36-Month
104.92"
(2,664.97mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
8.58"
(217.93mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1903 1958
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
May 1900–Apr 1904
48-Month
139.89"
(3,553.21mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1903 1957
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
May 1899–Apr 1904
60-Month
169.86"
(4,314.44mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
9.57"
(243.07mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1903 1958
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

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/