Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 1919

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1919
1-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1918 1926
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2013
Mar–Apr 1919
2-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1918 1910
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1991
Feb–Apr 1919
3-Month
9.42"
(239.27mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1918 1910
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1951
Jan–Apr 1919
4-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
2.77"
(70.35mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1951
Dec 1918–Apr 1919
5-Month
10.89"
(276.61mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1918 1956
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Nov 1918–Apr 1919
6-Month
12.92"
(328.17mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1918 1956
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Oct 1918–Apr 1919
7-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Ties: 1993
Sep 1918–Apr 1919
8-Month
18.36"
(466.34mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Ties: 1999
Aug 1918–Apr 1919
9-Month
21.95"
(557.53mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1918 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jul 1918–Apr 1919
10-Month
25.26"
(641.60mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
1.77"
(44.95mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1918 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1918–Apr 1919
11-Month
30.46"
(773.68mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
2.37"
(60.19mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1918 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
May 1918–Apr 1919
12-Month
37.31"
(947.67mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
5.17"
(131.31mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Nov 1917–Apr 1919
18-Month
43.02"
(1,092.71mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1918 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1994
May 1917–Apr 1919
24-Month
62.43"
(1,585.72mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1918 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2017
May 1916–Apr 1919
36-Month
91.26"
(2,318.00mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-5.08"
(-129.04mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1915 1958
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2011
May 1915–Apr 1919
48-Month
130.57"
(3,316.48mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1918 1957
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Ties: 1972
May 1914–Apr 1919
60-Month
163.00"
(4,140.20mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1918 1958
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/