Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 1914

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1914
1-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1912 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2013
Apr–May 1914
2-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1912 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2013
Ties: 1966
Mar–May 1914
3-Month
7.57"
(192.28mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1910 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2013
Feb–May 1914
4-Month
8.40"
(213.36mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1910 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2013
Jan–May 1914
5-Month
9.26"
(235.20mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
-1.68"
(-42.68mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1910 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2013
Dec 1913–May 1914
6-Month
10.23"
(259.84mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1910 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2013
Nov 1913–May 1914
7-Month
11.40"
(289.56mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2013
Oct 1913–May 1914
8-Month
14.41"
(366.01mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Sep 1913–May 1914
9-Month
17.78"
(451.61mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Aug 1913–May 1914
10-Month
20.54"
(521.72mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jul 1913–May 1914
11-Month
22.40"
(568.96mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
-5.14"
(-130.56mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1900 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1913–May 1914
12-Month
25.71"
(653.03mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-6.43"
(-163.33mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Dec 1912–May 1914
18-Month
40.05"
(1,017.27mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1912–May 1914
24-Month
58.35"
(1,482.09mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-5.94"
(-150.88mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1912 1957
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2011
Jun 1911–May 1914
36-Month
87.91"
(2,232.91mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
-8.42"
(-213.87mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1913 1958
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2011
Jun 1910–May 1914
48-Month
112.61"
(2,860.29mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
-15.70"
(-398.78mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1957
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2011
Jun 1909–May 1914
60-Month
145.67"
(3,700.02mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
-14.65"
(-372.11mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1902 1958
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/