Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1942
1-Month
0.73"
(18.54mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1949
Ties: 2000
Dec 1941–Jan 1942
2-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1940 2003
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2016
Nov 1941–Jan 1942
3-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1940 2003
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1932
Ties: 1920, 1937
Oct 1941–Jan 1942
4-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Sep 1941–Jan 1942
5-Month
17.65"
(448.31mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Aug 1941–Jan 1942
6-Month
19.65"
(499.11mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jul 1941–Jan 1942
7-Month
21.86"
(555.24mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
4.29"
(108.96mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jun 1941–Jan 1942
8-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
May 1941–Jan 1942
9-Month
31.16"
(791.46mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
4.94"
(125.47mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1994
Apr 1941–Jan 1942
10-Month
33.68"
(855.47mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1994
Mar 1941–Jan 1942
11-Month
34.70"
(881.38mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Feb 1941–Jan 1942
12-Month
35.19"
(893.83mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Aug 1940–Jan 1942
18-Month
50.36"
(1,279.14mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Feb 1940–Jan 1942
24-Month
66.58"
(1,691.13mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1941 1990
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Feb 1939–Jan 1942
36-Month
91.03"
(2,312.16mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-5.26"
(-133.61mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1940 1958
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2011
Feb 1938–Jan 1942
48-Month
127.11"
(3,228.59mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1941 1959
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2011
Feb 1937–Jan 1942
60-Month
153.47"
(3,898.14mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-6.83"
(-173.48mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/