Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1920
1-Month
0.43"
(10.92mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1919 1981
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1949
Ties: 2014
Dec 1919–Jan 1920
2-Month
1.00"
(25.40mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1899 2003
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2016
Nov 1919–Jan 1920
3-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1919 2003
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1932
Ties: 1937, 1942
Oct 1919–Jan 1920
4-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1919 1911
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1932
Sep 1919–Jan 1920
5-Month
12.88"
(327.15mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1919 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1932
Ties: 1912
Aug 1919–Jan 1920
6-Month
15.51"
(393.95mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
1.82"
(46.22mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1919 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jul 1919–Jan 1920
7-Month
18.25"
(463.55mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1919 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1919–Jan 1920
8-Month
24.10"
(612.14mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1919 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
May 1919–Jan 1920
9-Month
27.17"
(690.12mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1994
Apr 1919–Jan 1920
10-Month
31.96"
(811.78mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
2.79"
(70.86mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1919 1911
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1994
Mar 1919–Jan 1920
11-Month
34.22"
(869.19mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1919 1911
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1994
Feb 1919–Jan 1920
12-Month
36.59"
(929.39mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1919 1911
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1994
Aug 1918–Jan 1920
18-Month
49.12"
(1,247.65mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1919 1957
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Feb 1918–Jan 1920
24-Month
68.39"
(1,737.11mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
4.11"
(104.40mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1919 1990
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Feb 1917–Jan 1920
36-Month
96.14"
(2,441.96mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1919 1958
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Feb 1916–Jan 1920
48-Month
123.03"
(3,124.96mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-5.24"
(-133.10mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1915 1959
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2011
Feb 1915–Jan 1920
60-Month
162.84"
(4,136.14mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1919 1957
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/