Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1932

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1932
1-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1949
Dec 1931–Jan 1932
2-Month
4.29"
(108.97mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1931 2003
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 1931–Jan 1932
3-Month
10.04"
(255.02mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1931 2003
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1932
Oct 1931–Jan 1932
4-Month
13.01"
(330.45mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1931 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1932
Sep 1931–Jan 1932
5-Month
19.75"
(501.65mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
9.92"
(251.97mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1932
Aug 1931–Jan 1932
6-Month
22.89"
(581.41mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1931–Jan 1932
7-Month
25.50"
(647.70mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
7.93"
(201.42mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1931–Jan 1932
8-Month
28.95"
(735.33mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
May 1931–Jan 1932
9-Month
31.86"
(809.24mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
5.64"
(143.25mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1994
Apr 1931–Jan 1932
10-Month
34.13"
(866.90mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1911
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1994
Mar 1931–Jan 1932
11-Month
35.76"
(908.30mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
4.62"
(117.34mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1931 1911
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1994
Feb 1931–Jan 1932
12-Month
35.99"
(914.15mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1931 1911
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1994
Aug 1930–Jan 1932
18-Month
46.02"
(1,168.91mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1957
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1994
Feb 1930–Jan 1932
24-Month
61.29"
(1,556.77mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-2.99"
(-75.94mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1990
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2009
Feb 1929–Jan 1932
36-Month
90.02"
(2,286.51mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1928 1958
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2011
Feb 1928–Jan 1932
48-Month
127.34"
(3,234.44mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1931 1959
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2011
Ties: 1977
Feb 1927–Jan 1932
60-Month
156.51"
(3,975.35mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-3.79"
(-96.27mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1931 1957
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/