Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 1935

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1935
1-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2013
Apr–May 1935
2-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2013
Mar–May 1935
3-Month
7.89"
(200.41mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2013
Feb–May 1935
4-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2013
Jan–May 1935
5-Month
10.15"
(257.81mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2013
Dec 1934–May 1935
6-Month
10.74"
(272.80mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2013
Nov 1934–May 1935
7-Month
15.66"
(397.76mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2013
Oct 1934–May 1935
8-Month
17.18"
(436.37mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Sep 1934–May 1935
9-Month
22.15"
(562.61mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Aug 1934–May 1935
10-Month
24.98"
(634.49mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jul 1934–May 1935
11-Month
29.07"
(738.38mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jun 1934–May 1935
12-Month
32.52"
(826.01mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Dec 1933–May 1935
18-Month
37.89"
(962.41mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
-6.31"
(-160.27mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jun 1933–May 1935
24-Month
51.68"
(1,312.67mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-12.61"
(-320.30mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1932–May 1935
36-Month
83.12"
(2,111.25mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
-13.21"
(-335.53mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1900 1958
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2011
Jun 1931–May 1935
48-Month
120.11"
(3,050.79mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
-8.20"
(-208.28mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1957
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2011
Jun 1930–May 1935
60-Month
144.40"
(3,667.76mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
-15.92"
(-404.37mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1958
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/