Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, August 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1942
1-Month
3.22"
(81.79mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1941 1984
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2007
Jul–Aug 1942
2-Month
8.30"
(210.82mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1941 1947
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1993
Jun–Aug 1942
3-Month
14.19"
(360.43mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1941 1927
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1993
May–Aug 1942
4-Month
18.86"
(479.04mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1993
Apr–Aug 1942
5-Month
19.93"
(506.22mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Mar–Aug 1942
6-Month
21.92"
(556.77mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Feb–Aug 1942
7-Month
23.01"
(584.45mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Jan–Aug 1942
8-Month
23.74"
(603.00mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Dec 1941–Aug 1942
9-Month
25.59"
(649.99mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Nov 1941–Aug 1942
10-Month
27.42"
(696.47mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Ties: 1946
Oct 1941–Aug 1942
11-Month
33.23"
(844.04mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1993
Sep 1941–Aug 1942
12-Month
40.66"
(1,032.76mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
8.54"
(216.91mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1993
Mar 1941–Aug 1942
18-Month
57.71"
(1,465.83mm)
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1993
Sep 1940–Aug 1942
24-Month
66.95"
(1,700.53mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1993
Sep 1939–Aug 1942
36-Month
93.81"
(2,382.77mm)
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
-2.58"
(-65.54mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Sep 1938–Aug 1942
48-Month
125.09"
(3,177.29mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2010
Sep 1937–Aug 1942
60-Month
156.30"
(3,970.02mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/