Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 1908

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1908
1-Month
8.12"
(206.25mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2013
Apr–May 1908
2-Month
10.41"
(264.41mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
3.42"
(86.86mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2013
Ties: 1959
Mar–May 1908
3-Month
12.04"
(305.82mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2013
Feb–May 1908
4-Month
13.68"
(347.47mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2013
Jan–May 1908
5-Month
14.13"
(358.90mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
3.19"
(81.02mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2013
Dec 1907–May 1908
6-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
3.07"
(77.97mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2013
Nov 1907–May 1908
7-Month
16.12"
(409.45mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2013
Ties: 1962
Oct 1907–May 1908
8-Month
17.66"
(448.56mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Sep 1907–May 1908
9-Month
20.52"
(521.21mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Aug 1907–May 1908
10-Month
24.88"
(631.95mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Jul 1907–May 1908
11-Month
31.98"
(812.29mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
4.44"
(112.77mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1907–May 1908
12-Month
37.24"
(945.90mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Dec 1906–May 1908
18-Month
47.18"
(1,198.37mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Jun 1906–May 1908
24-Month
66.25"
(1,682.75mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1907 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2011
Jun 1905–May 1908
36-Month
99.74"
(2,533.40mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
3.41"
(86.62mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1907 1958
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2011
Jun 1904–May 1908
48-Month
130.42"
(3,312.67mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1907 1957
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2011
Jun 1903–May 1908
60-Month
162.44"
(4,125.98mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1902 1958
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/