Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 1930

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1930
1-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1928 1926
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2013
Mar–Apr 1930
2-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1926 1910
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1991
Ties: 1939
Feb–Apr 1930
3-Month
4.29"
(108.97mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1926 1910
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1951
Jan–Apr 1930
4-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1951
Dec 1929–Apr 1930
5-Month
5.98"
(151.89mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1926 1956
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1973
Ties: 1925
Nov 1929–Apr 1930
6-Month
7.16"
(181.86mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
-2.58"
(-65.54mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1926 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2016
Oct 1929–Apr 1930
7-Month
10.10"
(256.54mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1973
Sep 1929–Apr 1930
8-Month
13.88"
(352.55mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1926 1956
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Aug 1929–Apr 1930
9-Month
16.37"
(415.80mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
-3.24"
(-82.29mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1925 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jul 1929–Apr 1930
10-Month
20.57"
(522.48mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1928 1956
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jun 1929–Apr 1930
11-Month
23.43"
(595.12mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
-4.66"
(-118.37mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1928 1956
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Ties: 1938
May 1929–Apr 1930
12-Month
25.82"
(655.83mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-6.32"
(-160.53mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1918 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Nov 1928–Apr 1930
18-Month
39.67"
(1,007.62mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1928 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1994
May 1928–Apr 1930
24-Month
64.77"
(1,645.16mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1928 1957
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2017
Ties: 1942
May 1927–Apr 1930
36-Month
91.73"
(2,329.94mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-4.61"
(-117.10mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1928 1958
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Ties: 1968
May 1926–Apr 1930
48-Month
128.46"
(3,262.88mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1928 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
May 1925–Apr 1930
60-Month
155.79"
(3,957.07mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1928 1958
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/