Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1937

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1937
1-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1936 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1949
Dec 1936–Jan 1937
2-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1936 2003
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2016
Ties: 1946
Nov 1936–Jan 1937
3-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1934 2003
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1932
Ties: 1920, 1942
Oct 1936–Jan 1937
4-Month
6.01"
(152.65mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1911
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1932
Ties: 1914
Sep 1936–Jan 1937
5-Month
13.00"
(330.20mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1936 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1932
Aug 1936–Jan 1937
6-Month
16.49"
(418.85mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jul 1936–Jan 1937
7-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1936 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Ties: 1936
Jun 1936–Jan 1937
8-Month
19.91"
(505.71mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
May 1936–Jan 1937
9-Month
22.69"
(576.33mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1994
Apr 1936–Jan 1937
10-Month
23.77"
(603.76mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
-5.40"
(-137.16mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1934 1911
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1994
Mar 1936–Jan 1937
11-Month
24.79"
(629.67mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-6.35"
(-161.29mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1934 1911
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1994
Feb 1936–Jan 1937
12-Month
26.12"
(663.45mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-6.03"
(-153.16mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1934 1911
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1994
Aug 1935–Jan 1937
18-Month
39.90"
(1,013.46mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
-5.96"
(-151.38mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Feb 1935–Jan 1937
24-Month
59.18"
(1,503.17mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1935 1990
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Ties: 1926
Feb 1934–Jan 1937
36-Month
86.20"
(2,189.48mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-10.09"
(-256.29mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1936 1958
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2011
Feb 1933–Jan 1937
48-Month
110.64"
(2,810.26mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-17.63"
(-447.80mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1914 1959
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2011
Feb 1932–Jan 1937
60-Month
141.32"
(3,589.53mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-18.98"
(-482.09mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/