Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1916
1-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1915 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2015
Ties: 1978
Nov–Dec 1916
2-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1915 1976
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2015
Ties: 1915
Oct–Dec 1916
3-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1915 1910
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1931
Sep–Dec 1916
4-Month
8.54"
(216.92mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1913 1939, 1976
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1931
Aug–Dec 1916
5-Month
11.22"
(284.99mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1910 1976
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
Jul–Dec 1916
6-Month
12.98"
(329.69mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1910 1976
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
Jun–Dec 1916
7-Month
16.69"
(423.93mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1913 1976
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
May–Dec 1916
8-Month
21.44"
(544.58mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1910 1976
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Ties: 1975
Apr–Dec 1916
9-Month
23.93"
(607.82mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Mar–Dec 1916
10-Month
25.47"
(646.94mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-4.63"
(-117.60mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Feb–Dec 1916
11-Month
26.04"
(661.42mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Jan–Dec 1916
12-Month
28.50"
(723.90mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1912 1910
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Jul 1915–Dec 1916
18-Month
49.30"
(1,252.22mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Jan 1915–Dec 1916
24-Month
67.48"
(1,713.99mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1914 1989
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan 1914–Dec 1916
36-Month
99.13"
(2,517.90mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2010
Jan 1913–Dec 1916
48-Month
129.21"
(3,281.93mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1915 1958
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2010
Jan 1912–Dec 1916
60-Month
157.63"
(4,003.80mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/