Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1917
1-Month
0.55"
(13.97mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1910 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2015
Ties: 1930
Nov–Dec 1917
2-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1910 1976
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2015
Oct–Dec 1917
3-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1931
Sep–Dec 1917
4-Month
5.03"
(127.76mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1939, 1976
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1931
Aug–Dec 1917
5-Month
7.39"
(187.71mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2018
Jul–Dec 1917
6-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-6.77"
(-171.96mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1976
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2018
Jun–Dec 1917
7-Month
16.32"
(414.53mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-4.83"
(-122.68mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1910 1976
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2018
May–Dec 1917
8-Month
20.23"
(513.84mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1910 1976
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1993
Apr–Dec 1917
9-Month
24.62"
(625.35mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1916 1910
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Mar–Dec 1917
10-Month
26.40"
(670.56mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1916 1910
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Feb–Dec 1917
11-Month
26.77"
(679.96mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1916 1910
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Jan–Dec 1917
12-Month
27.62"
(701.55mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1993
Jul 1916–Dec 1917
18-Month
40.60"
(1,031.24mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-8.09"
(-205.49mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1910 1956
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1993
Jan 1916–Dec 1917
24-Month
56.12"
(1,425.45mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-8.12"
(-206.25mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1911 1989
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jan 1915–Dec 1917
36-Month
95.10"
(2,415.54mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010
Jan 1914–Dec 1917
48-Month
126.75"
(3,219.45mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1958
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010
Jan 1913–Dec 1917
60-Month
156.83"
(3,983.48mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/