Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1943
1-Month
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1942 1981
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1949
Ties: 1959, 1991
Dec 1942–Jan 1943
2-Month
2.30"
(58.42mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1940 2003
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2016
Nov 1942–Jan 1943
3-Month
4.03"
(102.36mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1940 2003
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1932
Oct 1942–Jan 1943
4-Month
5.51"
(139.95mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1932
Sep 1942–Jan 1943
5-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1932
Aug 1942–Jan 1943
6-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1946
Jul 1942–Jan 1943
7-Month
17.91"
(454.91mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jun 1942–Jan 1943
8-Month
23.80"
(604.52mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
May 1942–Jan 1943
9-Month
28.47"
(723.14mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1994
Apr 1942–Jan 1943
10-Month
29.54"
(750.32mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1994
Mar 1942–Jan 1943
11-Month
31.53"
(800.86mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1994
Feb 1942–Jan 1943
12-Month
32.62"
(828.55mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1994
Aug 1941–Jan 1943
18-Month
52.27"
(1,327.66mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
6.41"
(162.82mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1942 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Feb 1941–Jan 1943
24-Month
67.81"
(1,722.37mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1990
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020
Feb 1940–Jan 1943
36-Month
99.20"
(2,519.68mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1942 1958
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2011
Ties: 1944
Feb 1939–Jan 1943
48-Month
123.65"
(3,140.71mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1941 1959
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Feb 1938–Jan 1943
60-Month
159.73"
(4,057.14mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1942 1957
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/