Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 1922

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1922
1-Month
3.47"
(88.14mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1920 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2013
Apr–May 1922
2-Month
6.48"
(164.59mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2013
Mar–May 1922
3-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2013
Feb–May 1922
4-Month
9.96"
(252.98mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1916 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2013
Jan–May 1922
5-Month
10.80"
(274.32mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2013
Dec 1921–May 1922
6-Month
11.84"
(300.74mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2013
Ties: 1952
Nov 1921–May 1922
7-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2013
Oct 1921–May 1922
8-Month
14.38"
(365.25mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2019
Sep 1921–May 1922
9-Month
21.07"
(535.18mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Aug 1921–May 1922
10-Month
26.09"
(662.69mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jul 1921–May 1922
11-Month
28.68"
(728.47mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jun 1921–May 1922
12-Month
32.31"
(820.67mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Dec 1920–May 1922
18-Month
43.98"
(1,117.09mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jun 1920–May 1922
24-Month
62.26"
(1,581.40mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1919 1957
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2011
Jun 1919–May 1922
36-Month
97.53"
(2,477.26mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1920 1958
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2011
Jun 1918–May 1922
48-Month
131.06"
(3,328.92mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1921 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Jun 1917–May 1922
60-Month
159.12"
(4,041.65mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1921 1958
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/