Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, August 1934

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1934
1-Month
2.83"
(71.88mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1930 1984
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2007
Jul–Aug 1934
2-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1933 1947
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1993
Ties: 1989
Jun–Aug 1934
3-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1933 1927
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1993
May–Aug 1934
4-Month
11.33"
(287.78mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1927 1936
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1993
Apr–Aug 1934
5-Month
12.34"
(313.44mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
-6.98"
(-177.29mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1901 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1993
Mar–Aug 1934
6-Month
13.44"
(341.38mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-7.84"
(-199.13mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1910 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1993
Feb–Aug 1934
7-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
-8.40"
(-213.36mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1910 1988
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1993
Jan–Aug 1934
8-Month
14.73"
(374.14mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-8.54"
(-216.92mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1988
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1993
Dec 1933–Aug 1934
9-Month
15.74"
(399.80mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
-8.63"
(-219.20mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1988
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1993
Nov 1933–Aug 1934
10-Month
16.07"
(408.18mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
-10.04"
(-255.01mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1993
Oct 1933–Aug 1934
11-Month
17.39"
(441.71mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
-11.03"
(-280.16mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1993
Sep 1933–Aug 1934
12-Month
21.55"
(547.37mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
-10.57"
(-268.48mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1993
Mar 1933–Aug 1934
18-Month
38.01"
(965.45mm)
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
-15.42"
(-391.67mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1993
Sep 1932–Aug 1934
24-Month
45.99"
(1,168.15mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-18.29"
(-464.56mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1993
Sep 1931–Aug 1934
36-Month
88.76"
(2,254.50mm)
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
-7.63"
(-193.81mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1931 1957
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2010
Sep 1930–Aug 1934
48-Month
112.68"
(2,862.07mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-15.69"
(-398.53mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2010
Sep 1929–Aug 1934
60-Month
139.89"
(3,553.21mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-20.48"
(-520.19mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1957
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/