Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 1906

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1906
1-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1926
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2013
Mar–Apr 1906
2-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1903 1910
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1991
Feb–Apr 1906
3-Month
6.02"
(152.91mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1903 1910
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1951
Ties: 2005
Jan–Apr 1906
4-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1951
Ties: 1911
Dec 1905–Apr 1906
5-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1904 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1973
Nov 1905–Apr 1906
6-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
1.27"
(32.25mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1905 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2016
Oct 1905–Apr 1906
7-Month
14.33"
(363.98mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1973
Sep 1905–Apr 1906
8-Month
17.89"
(454.41mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1905 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Aug 1905–Apr 1906
9-Month
21.94"
(557.28mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
2.33"
(59.19mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1905 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jul 1905–Apr 1906
10-Month
25.06"
(636.52mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1905 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2019
Jun 1905–Apr 1906
11-Month
30.07"
(763.78mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1905 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
May 1905–Apr 1906
12-Month
36.16"
(918.46mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
4.02"
(102.10mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1905 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2019
Nov 1904–Apr 1906
18-Month
45.22"
(1,148.59mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1905 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1994
May 1904–Apr 1906
24-Month
64.34"
(1,634.24mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1902 1957
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2017
May 1903–Apr 1906
36-Month
101.32"
(2,573.53mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1958
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2011
May 1902–Apr 1906
48-Month
146.09"
(3,710.69mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
17.79"
(451.87mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1905 1957
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
May 1901–Apr 1906
60-Month
169.26"
(4,299.20mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
8.97"
(227.83mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1905 1958
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/