Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 1926

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1926
1-Month
2.64"
(67.06mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2013
Apr–May 1926
2-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2013
Mar–May 1926
3-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
-4.38"
(-111.25mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2013
Feb–May 1926
4-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-4.66"
(-118.36mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2013
Jan–May 1926
5-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
-4.63"
(-117.61mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2013
Dec 1925–May 1926
6-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2013
Ties: 1956
Nov 1925–May 1926
7-Month
8.40"
(213.36mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
-5.38"
(-136.65mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2013
Oct 1925–May 1926
8-Month
11.27"
(286.26mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
-4.83"
(-122.68mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Sep 1925–May 1926
9-Month
16.31"
(414.27mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-3.48"
(-88.40mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Aug 1925–May 1926
10-Month
19.74"
(501.40mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019
Jul 1925–May 1926
11-Month
22.45"
(570.23mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
-5.09"
(-129.29mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019
Jun 1925–May 1926
12-Month
28.82"
(732.03mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Dec 1924–May 1926
18-Month
35.95"
(913.13mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
-8.25"
(-209.55mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Jun 1924–May 1926
24-Month
57.53"
(1,461.26mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-6.76"
(-171.71mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1925 1957
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2011
Jun 1923–May 1926
36-Month
85.94"
(2,182.88mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
-10.39"
(-263.90mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1925 1958
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2011
Jun 1922–May 1926
48-Month
113.64"
(2,886.46mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
-14.67"
(-372.61mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1914 1957
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2011
Jun 1921–May 1926
60-Month
145.95"
(3,707.13mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
-14.37"
(-365.00mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1914 1958
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/