Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1928
1-Month
0.16"
(4.06mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1981
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1949
Dec 1927–Jan 1928
2-Month
1.21"
(30.73mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1923 2003
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2016
Nov 1927–Jan 1928
3-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1924 2003
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1932
Oct 1927–Jan 1928
4-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1927 1911
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1932
Ties: 1968
Sep 1927–Jan 1928
5-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1925 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1932
Aug 1927–Jan 1928
6-Month
12.51"
(317.75mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1925 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jul 1927–Jan 1928
7-Month
14.43"
(366.52mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1918 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jun 1927–Jan 1928
8-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-5.51"
(-139.95mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
May 1927–Jan 1928
9-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
-4.83"
(-122.68mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1918 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1994
Apr 1927–Jan 1928
10-Month
26.16"
(664.46mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
-3.01"
(-76.46mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1923 1911
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1994
Mar 1927–Jan 1928
11-Month
28.04"
(712.22mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1926 1911
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1994
Feb 1927–Jan 1928
12-Month
29.17"
(740.92mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-2.98"
(-75.69mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1926 1911
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1994
Aug 1926–Jan 1928
18-Month
47.48"
(1,205.99mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1927 1957
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1994
Feb 1926–Jan 1928
24-Month
60.78"
(1,543.81mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1927 1990
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2009
Feb 1925–Jan 1928
36-Month
89.36"
(2,269.74mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-6.93"
(-176.03mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1958
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Feb 1924–Jan 1928
48-Month
119.96"
(3,046.98mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-8.31"
(-211.08mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1926 1959
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Feb 1923–Jan 1928
60-Month
149.54"
(3,798.32mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-10.76"
(-273.30mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/