Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1913

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1913
1-Month
0.81"
(20.57mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1912 1981
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1949
Ties: 1923, 1940
Dec 1912–Jan 1913
2-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1911 2003
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2016
Nov 1912–Jan 1913
3-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1911 2003
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1932
Oct 1912–Jan 1913
4-Month
5.55"
(140.97mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1932
Ties: 2015
Sep 1912–Jan 1913
5-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1932
Aug 1912–Jan 1913
6-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jul 1912–Jan 1913
7-Month
17.15"
(435.61mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Ties: 1926
Jun 1912–Jan 1913
8-Month
19.82"
(503.43mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
May 1912–Jan 1913
9-Month
22.99"
(583.95mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1994
Apr 1912–Jan 1913
10-Month
25.60"
(650.24mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1994
Ties: 1918
Mar 1912–Jan 1913
11-Month
27.56"
(700.02mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-3.58"
(-90.94mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1994
Feb 1912–Jan 1913
12-Month
28.71"
(729.23mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1994
Ties: 1900
Aug 1911–Jan 1913
18-Month
45.07"
(1,144.78mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1912 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1994
Feb 1911–Jan 1913
24-Month
59.99"
(1,523.75mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-4.29"
(-108.96mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1912 1990
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2009
Feb 1910–Jan 1913
36-Month
79.48"
(2,018.79mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-16.81"
(-426.98mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1958
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2011
Feb 1909–Jan 1913
48-Month
119.07"
(3,024.38mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-9.20"
(-233.68mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1902 1959
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2011
Feb 1908–Jan 1913
60-Month
155.03"
(3,937.76mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1902 1957
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/