Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1912

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1912
1-Month
0.52"
(13.21mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1908 1981
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1949
Ties: 2015
Dec 1911–Jan 1912
2-Month
3.03"
(76.96mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1911 2003
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2016
Nov 1911–Jan 1912
3-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1911 2003
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1932
Ties: 1976
Oct 1911–Jan 1912
4-Month
7.88"
(200.15mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1932
Ties: 1941
Sep 1911–Jan 1912
5-Month
12.88"
(327.15mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1932
Ties: 1920
Aug 1911–Jan 1912
6-Month
16.36"
(415.54mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
2.67"
(67.81mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Jul 1911–Jan 1912
7-Month
18.76"
(476.50mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Jun 1911–Jan 1912
8-Month
20.67"
(525.02mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
May 1911–Jan 1912
9-Month
24.59"
(624.59mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1994
Apr 1911–Jan 1912
10-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1994
Mar 1911–Jan 1912
11-Month
28.52"
(724.41mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1994
Feb 1911–Jan 1912
12-Month
31.28"
(794.51mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1994
Aug 1910–Jan 1912
18-Month
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1911 1957
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1994
Feb 1910–Jan 1912
24-Month
50.77"
(1,289.56mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-13.51"
(-343.15mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1990
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2009
Feb 1909–Jan 1912
36-Month
90.36"
(2,295.14mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-5.93"
(-150.63mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1902 1958
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2011
Feb 1908–Jan 1912
48-Month
126.32"
(3,208.53mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1911 1959
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Feb 1907–Jan 1912
60-Month
156.84"
(3,983.74mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1902 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/