Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1916
1-Month
2.46"
(62.48mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1915 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1949
Dec 1915–Jan 1916
2-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1915 2003
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2016
Ties: 2008
Nov 1915–Jan 1916
3-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1915 2003
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1932
Oct 1915–Jan 1916
4-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1914 1911
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1932
Sep 1915–Jan 1916
5-Month
12.38"
(314.45mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1914 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1932
Aug 1915–Jan 1916
6-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Ties: 1979
Jul 1915–Jan 1916
7-Month
23.26"
(590.80mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
5.69"
(144.52mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1915 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1915–Jan 1916
8-Month
27.36"
(694.94mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1915 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
May 1915–Jan 1916
9-Month
34.71"
(881.63mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
8.49"
(215.64mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1915 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1994
Apr 1915–Jan 1916
10-Month
36.03"
(915.16mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
6.86"
(174.24mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1915 1911
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1994
Mar 1915–Jan 1916
11-Month
36.95"
(938.53mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1911
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1994
Feb 1915–Jan 1916
12-Month
39.81"
(1,011.17mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1915 1911
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1994
Ties: 1999
Aug 1914–Jan 1916
18-Month
55.86"
(1,418.84mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Feb 1914–Jan 1916
24-Month
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
7.95"
(201.93mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1990
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2009
Feb 1913–Jan 1916
36-Month
102.36"
(2,599.94mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
6.07"
(154.17mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1958
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Feb 1912–Jan 1916
48-Month
131.07"
(3,329.18mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1959
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Feb 1911–Jan 1916
60-Month
162.35"
(4,123.69mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
54th 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 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/