Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1914

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1914
1-Month
0.86"
(21.84mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1913 1981
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1949
Ties: 1895, 1939
Dec 1913–Jan 1914
2-Month
1.83"
(46.48mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1913 2003
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2016
Ties: 1948, 1997
Nov 1913–Jan 1914
3-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1913 2003
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1932
Oct 1913–Jan 1914
4-Month
6.01"
(152.65mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1913 1911
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1932
Ties: 1937
Sep 1913–Jan 1914
5-Month
9.38"
(238.25mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1932
Aug 1913–Jan 1914
6-Month
12.14"
(308.36mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jul 1913–Jan 1914
7-Month
14.00"
(355.60mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1913–Jan 1914
8-Month
17.31"
(439.67mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-4.87"
(-123.70mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
May 1913–Jan 1914
9-Month
23.64"
(600.46mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1913 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1994
Apr 1913–Jan 1914
10-Month
26.81"
(680.97mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
-2.36"
(-59.95mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1913 1911
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1994
Mar 1913–Jan 1914
11-Month
29.31"
(744.47mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1913 1911
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1994
Feb 1913–Jan 1914
12-Month
30.13"
(765.30mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1913 1911
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1994
Aug 1912–Jan 1914
18-Month
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
-2.34"
(-59.43mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1912 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2020
Feb 1912–Jan 1914
24-Month
58.84"
(1,494.54mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-5.44"
(-138.17mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1912 1990
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2020
Feb 1911–Jan 1914
36-Month
90.12"
(2,289.05mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-6.17"
(-156.72mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1913 1958
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2011
Feb 1910–Jan 1914
48-Month
109.61"
(2,784.09mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-18.66"
(-473.97mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1959
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2011
Feb 1909–Jan 1914
60-Month
149.20"
(3,789.68mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-11.10"
(-281.94mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1902 1957
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/