Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1941

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1941
1-Month
1.69"
(42.93mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1940 1981
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1949
Dec 1940–Jan 1941
2-Month
3.05"
(77.47mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1940 2003
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2016
Nov 1940–Jan 1941
3-Month
5.56"
(141.22mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1940 2003
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1932
Oct 1940–Jan 1941
4-Month
7.88"
(200.15mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1932
Ties: 1912
Sep 1940–Jan 1941
5-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1932
Aug 1940–Jan 1941
6-Month
15.17"
(385.32mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1940–Jan 1941
7-Month
19.74"
(501.40mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jun 1940–Jan 1941
8-Month
23.41"
(594.61mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1940–Jan 1941
9-Month
25.43"
(645.92mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Apr 1940–Jan 1941
10-Month
28.58"
(725.93mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Mar 1940–Jan 1941
11-Month
30.28"
(769.11mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Feb 1940–Jan 1941
12-Month
31.39"
(797.31mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Ties: 1944
Aug 1939–Jan 1941
18-Month
40.28"
(1,023.11mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
-5.58"
(-141.73mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1957
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Feb 1939–Jan 1941
24-Month
55.84"
(1,418.34mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-8.44"
(-214.37mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1938 1990
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2009
Feb 1938–Jan 1941
36-Month
91.92"
(2,334.77mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1940 1958
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Feb 1937–Jan 1941
48-Month
118.28"
(3,004.31mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-9.99"
(-253.75mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1940 1959
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Feb 1936–Jan 1941
60-Month
144.40"
(3,667.76mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-15.90"
(-403.86mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/