Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 1919

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1919
1-Month
3.07"
(77.98mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2013
Apr–May 1919
2-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
0.87"
(22.09mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1916 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2013
Ties: 2003
Mar–May 1919
3-Month
10.12"
(257.05mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2013
Feb–May 1919
4-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
2.53"
(64.27mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2013
Jan–May 1919
5-Month
12.73"
(323.34mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2013
Dec 1918–May 1919
6-Month
13.96"
(354.58mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
1.92"
(48.76mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2013
Nov 1918–May 1919
7-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2013
Oct 1918–May 1919
8-Month
19.59"
(497.59mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Sep 1918–May 1919
9-Month
21.43"
(544.32mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Aug 1918–May 1919
10-Month
25.02"
(635.51mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jul 1918–May 1919
11-Month
28.33"
(719.58mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1918–May 1919
12-Month
33.53"
(851.66mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
1.39"
(35.30mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Dec 1917–May 1919
18-Month
45.82"
(1,163.83mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1917–May 1919
24-Month
61.59"
(1,564.39mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1918 1957
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Jun 1916–May 1919
36-Month
89.58"
(2,275.33mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
-6.75"
(-171.45mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1914 1958
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2011
Jun 1915–May 1919
48-Month
126.29"
(3,207.77mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
-2.02"
(-51.30mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2011
Jun 1914–May 1919
60-Month
162.76"
(4,134.10mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
2.44"
(61.97mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1918 1958
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/