Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 1934

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1934
1-Month
0.96"
(24.38mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2013
Apr–May 1934
2-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
-5.02"
(-127.51mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2013
Mar–May 1934
3-Month
3.07"
(77.98mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
-5.88"
(-149.35mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2013
Feb–May 1934
4-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-6.44"
(-163.57mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2013
Jan–May 1934
5-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
-6.58"
(-167.14mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2013
Dec 1933–May 1934
6-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-6.67"
(-169.42mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2013
Nov 1933–May 1934
7-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
-8.08"
(-205.23mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2013
Oct 1933–May 1934
8-Month
7.02"
(178.31mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
-9.08"
(-230.63mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Sep 1933–May 1934
9-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-8.61"
(-218.70mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Aug 1933–May 1934
10-Month
14.10"
(358.14mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
-9.55"
(-242.57mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jul 1933–May 1934
11-Month
17.64"
(448.06mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
-9.90"
(-251.46mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jun 1933–May 1934
12-Month
19.16"
(486.66mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-12.98"
(-329.70mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Dec 1932–May 1934
18-Month
30.24"
(768.10mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
-13.96"
(-354.58mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jun 1932–May 1934
24-Month
50.60"
(1,285.24mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-13.69"
(-347.73mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1957
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1931–May 1934
36-Month
87.59"
(2,224.79mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
-8.74"
(-221.99mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1926 1958
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1930–May 1934
48-Month
111.88"
(2,841.75mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
-16.43"
(-417.32mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1957
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1929–May 1934
60-Month
139.07"
(3,532.38mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
-21.25"
(-539.75mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1958
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/