Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1934

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1934
1-Month
0.84"
(21.34mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1949
Ties: 1922
Dec 1933–Jan 1934
2-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1931 2003
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2016
Nov 1933–Jan 1934
3-Month
2.18"
(55.37mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1928 2003
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1932
Oct 1933–Jan 1934
4-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1925 1911
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1932
Ties: 1925
Sep 1933–Jan 1934
5-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1933 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1932
Ties: 1933
Aug 1933–Jan 1934
6-Month
10.58"
(268.73mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jul 1933–Jan 1934
7-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jun 1933–Jan 1934
8-Month
15.64"
(397.26mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-6.54"
(-166.11mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
May 1933–Jan 1934
9-Month
19.88"
(504.95mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
-6.34"
(-161.04mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1994
Apr 1933–Jan 1934
10-Month
21.07"
(535.18mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
-8.10"
(-205.74mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1994
Mar 1933–Jan 1934
11-Month
24.12"
(612.65mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-7.02"
(-178.31mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1994
Feb 1933–Jan 1934
12-Month
24.44"
(620.78mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-7.71"
(-195.83mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1994
Aug 1932–Jan 1934
18-Month
38.86"
(987.04mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1931 1957
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1994
Feb 1932–Jan 1934
24-Month
55.12"
(1,400.05mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-9.16"
(-232.66mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1931 1990
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2009
Feb 1931–Jan 1934
36-Month
91.11"
(2,314.19mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-5.18"
(-131.58mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1932 1958
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Feb 1930–Jan 1934
48-Month
116.41"
(2,956.81mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-11.86"
(-301.25mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1914 1959
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Feb 1929–Jan 1934
60-Month
145.14"
(3,686.56mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-15.16"
(-385.06mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/