Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of April 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1936

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1936
1-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1935 1981
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1949
Ties: 1979
Dec 1935–Jan 1936
2-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1935 2003
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2016
Nov 1935–Jan 1936
3-Month
5.29"
(134.37mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1934 2003
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1932
Oct 1935–Jan 1936
4-Month
7.96"
(202.18mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1911
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1932
Ties: 1971
Sep 1935–Jan 1936
5-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1932
Aug 1935–Jan 1936
6-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jul 1935–Jan 1936
7-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1937
Jun 1935–Jan 1936
8-Month
24.04"
(610.62mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1935 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
May 1935–Jan 1936
9-Month
28.57"
(725.68mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1935 1977
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1994
Apr 1935–Jan 1936
10-Month
30.51"
(774.95mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1935 1911
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1994
Mar 1935–Jan 1936
11-Month
31.93"
(811.02mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1911
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1994
Feb 1935–Jan 1936
12-Month
33.06"
(839.72mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1911
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1994
Aug 1934–Jan 1936
18-Month
49.02"
(1,245.11mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
3.16"
(80.27mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Feb 1934–Jan 1936
24-Month
60.08"
(1,526.03mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1935 1990
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Feb 1933–Jan 1936
36-Month
84.52"
(2,146.81mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-11.77"
(-298.96mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1935 1958
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2011
Feb 1932–Jan 1936
48-Month
115.20"
(2,926.08mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-13.07"
(-331.98mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1914 1959
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Feb 1931–Jan 1936
60-Month
151.19"
(3,840.23mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-9.11"
(-231.39mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/