Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1909

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1909
1-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1908 1981
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1949
Dec 1908–Jan 1909
2-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1908 2003
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2016
Nov 1908–Jan 1909
3-Month
3.79"
(96.27mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1908 2003
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1932
Ties: 1933
Oct 1908–Jan 1909
4-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1908 1911
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1932
Ties: 1958
Sep 1908–Jan 1909
5-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1908 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1932
Aug 1908–Jan 1909
6-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1908 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jul 1908–Jan 1909
7-Month
16.79"
(426.47mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1905 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1908–Jan 1909
8-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1907 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
May 1908–Jan 1909
9-Month
30.40"
(772.16mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1908 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1994
Apr 1908–Jan 1909
10-Month
32.69"
(830.33mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1908 1911
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1994
Mar 1908–Jan 1909
11-Month
34.32"
(871.73mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1908 1911
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1994
Feb 1908–Jan 1909
12-Month
35.96"
(913.38mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1908 1911
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1994
Aug 1907–Jan 1909
18-Month
47.16"
(1,197.86mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1908 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1994
Feb 1907–Jan 1909
24-Month
66.48"
(1,688.59mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1908 1990
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2009
Feb 1906–Jan 1909
36-Month
97.97"
(2,488.44mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1907 1958
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2011
Feb 1905–Jan 1909
48-Month
134.66"
(3,420.36mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
6.39"
(162.30mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1908 1959
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2011
Feb 1904–Jan 1909
60-Month
162.38"
(4,124.45mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1903 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/