Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1911

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1911
1-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1908 1981
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1949
Dec 1910–Jan 1911
2-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1901 2003
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2016
Ties: 1990
Nov 1910–Jan 1911
3-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 2003
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1932
Oct 1910–Jan 1911
4-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1911
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1932
Sep 1910–Jan 1911
5-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-3.69"
(-93.72mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1932
Ties: 2003
Aug 1910–Jan 1911
6-Month
10.23"
(259.84mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-3.46"
(-87.89mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Jul 1910–Jan 1911
7-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-5.49"
(-139.45mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Jun 1910–Jan 1911
8-Month
14.09"
(357.89mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-8.09"
(-205.48mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
May 1910–Jan 1911
9-Month
17.37"
(441.20mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
-8.85"
(-224.79mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1994
Apr 1910–Jan 1911
10-Month
18.89"
(479.81mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
-10.28"
(-261.11mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1911
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1994
Mar 1910–Jan 1911
11-Month
19.05"
(483.87mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-12.09"
(-307.09mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1911
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1994
Feb 1910–Jan 1911
12-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-12.66"
(-321.56mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1911
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1994
Aug 1909–Jan 1911
18-Month
36.17"
(918.72mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
-9.69"
(-246.12mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1994
Feb 1909–Jan 1911
24-Month
59.08"
(1,500.63mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1900 1990
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2009
Feb 1908–Jan 1911
36-Month
95.04"
(2,414.02mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1902 1958
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Feb 1907–Jan 1911
48-Month
125.56"
(3,189.22mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1959
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Feb 1906–Jan 1911
60-Month
157.05"
(3,989.07mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/