Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 1929

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1929
1-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2013
Ties: 1901
Apr–May 1929
2-Month
6.88"
(174.75mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2013
Mar–May 1929
3-Month
8.27"
(210.06mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2013
Feb–May 1929
4-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2013
Jan–May 1929
5-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2013
Ties: 1920
Dec 1928–May 1929
6-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2013
Ties: 1916
Nov 1928–May 1929
7-Month
16.24"
(412.50mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2013
Oct 1928–May 1929
8-Month
19.88"
(504.95mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Sep 1928–May 1929
9-Month
22.82"
(579.63mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Aug 1928–May 1929
10-Month
29.14"
(740.16mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jul 1928–May 1929
11-Month
33.47"
(850.14mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jun 1928–May 1929
12-Month
38.85"
(986.79mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
6.71"
(170.43mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Dec 1927–May 1929
18-Month
48.12"
(1,222.25mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jun 1927–May 1929
24-Month
63.58"
(1,614.93mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1928 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Jun 1926–May 1929
36-Month
102.39"
(2,600.71mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
6.06"
(153.93mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1928 1958
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Jun 1925–May 1929
48-Month
131.21"
(3,332.73mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1928 1957
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Jun 1924–May 1929
60-Month
159.92"
(4,061.97mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1928 1958
64th 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 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/