Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1918
1-Month
1.23"
(31.24mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1917 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2015
Ties: 2010
Nov–Dec 1918
2-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1976
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2015
Ties: 1942, 1968
Oct–Dec 1918
3-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1917 1910
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1931
Ties: 1998, 2008
Sep–Dec 1918
4-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1917 1939, 1976
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1931
Aug–Dec 1918
5-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1976
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
Jul–Dec 1918
6-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1917 1976
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
Jun–Dec 1918
7-Month
20.80"
(528.32mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1917 1976
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
May–Dec 1918
8-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1917 1976
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Apr–Dec 1918
9-Month
29.95"
(760.73mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1917 1910
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Mar–Dec 1918
10-Month
30.60"
(777.24mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1917 1910
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Feb–Dec 1918
11-Month
31.56"
(801.62mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1917 1910
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Jan–Dec 1918
12-Month
32.54"
(826.52mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1917 1910
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Jul 1917–Dec 1918
18-Month
42.29"
(1,074.17mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-6.40"
(-162.56mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1917 1956
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1993
Jan 1917–Dec 1918
24-Month
60.16"
(1,528.06mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-4.08"
(-103.64mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1917 1989
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jan 1916–Dec 1918
36-Month
88.66"
(2,251.96mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-7.70"
(-195.58mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1912 1957
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2010
Jan 1915–Dec 1918
48-Month
127.64"
(3,242.06mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1917 1958
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010
Jan 1914–Dec 1918
60-Month
159.29"
(4,045.97mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-1.07"
(-27.17mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1917 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/