Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1917
1-Month
0.85"
(21.59mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1913 1981
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1949
Dec 1916–Jan 1917
2-Month
1.87"
(47.50mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1914 2003
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Nov 1916–Jan 1917
3-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1915 2003
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1932
Ties: 1896
Oct 1916–Jan 1917
4-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1932
Sep 1916–Jan 1917
5-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1914 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1932
Ties: 2018
Aug 1916–Jan 1917
6-Month
12.07"
(306.58mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jul 1916–Jan 1917
7-Month
13.83"
(351.28mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1916–Jan 1917
8-Month
17.54"
(445.52mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-4.64"
(-117.85mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1914 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
May 1916–Jan 1917
9-Month
22.29"
(566.17mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1994
Apr 1916–Jan 1917
10-Month
24.78"
(629.41mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
-4.39"
(-111.51mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1994
Mar 1916–Jan 1917
11-Month
26.32"
(668.53mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-4.82"
(-122.43mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1994
Feb 1916–Jan 1917
12-Month
26.89"
(683.01mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-5.26"
(-133.60mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1994
Ties: 1964
Aug 1915–Jan 1917
18-Month
42.09"
(1,069.09mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
-3.77"
(-95.75mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1912 1957
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1994
Ties: 1976
Feb 1915–Jan 1917
24-Month
66.70"
(1,694.18mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1915 1990
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2009
Feb 1914–Jan 1917
36-Month
99.12"
(2,517.65mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1915 1958
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Feb 1913–Jan 1917
48-Month
129.25"
(3,282.95mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1915 1959
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Feb 1912–Jan 1917
60-Month
157.96"
(4,012.18mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011

Citing This Page

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