Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, July 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1942
1-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1993
Jun–Jul 1942
2-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
8.49"
(215.65mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1993
May–Jul 1942
3-Month
15.64"
(397.26mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Ties: 2018
Apr–Jul 1942
4-Month
16.71"
(424.43mm)
15.48"
(393.19mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Mar–Jul 1942
5-Month
18.70"
(474.98mm)
17.43"
(442.72mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Feb–Jul 1942
6-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
18.45"
(468.63mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Jan–Jul 1942
7-Month
20.52"
(521.21mm)
19.43"
(493.52mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Dec 1941–Jul 1942
8-Month
22.37"
(568.20mm)
20.53"
(521.46mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Nov 1941–Jul 1942
9-Month
24.20"
(614.68mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1993
Oct 1941–Jul 1942
10-Month
30.01"
(762.25mm)
24.58"
(624.33mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Sep 1941–Jul 1942
11-Month
37.44"
(950.98mm)
28.28"
(718.31mm)
9.16"
(232.67mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Aug 1941–Jul 1942
12-Month
39.44"
(1,001.78mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2008
Feb 1941–Jul 1942
18-Month
54.98"
(1,396.49mm)
50.60"
(1,285.24mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2008
Aug 1940–Jul 1942
24-Month
70.15"
(1,781.81mm)
64.31"
(1,633.47mm)
5.84"
(148.34mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2008
Aug 1939–Jul 1942
36-Month
95.26"
(2,419.60mm)
96.40"
(2,448.56mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2010
Aug 1938–Jul 1942
48-Month
125.37"
(3,184.40mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2010
Aug 1937–Jul 1942
60-Month
157.19"
(3,992.63mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/