Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1943
1-Month
0.52"
(13.21mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1929 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Ties: 1956
Nov–Dec 1943
2-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Ties: 1929, 1967
Oct–Dec 1943
3-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1931
Sep–Dec 1943
4-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1939 1939, 1976
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1931
Aug–Dec 1943
5-Month
10.49"
(266.45mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jul–Dec 1943
6-Month
15.04"
(382.02mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jun–Dec 1943
7-Month
21.05"
(534.67mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
May–Dec 1943
8-Month
25.40"
(645.16mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1940 1976
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Apr–Dec 1943
9-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1940 1910
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Ties: 1907, 2011
Mar–Dec 1943
10-Month
29.55"
(750.57mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1940 1910
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Feb–Dec 1943
11-Month
30.32"
(770.13mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1910
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Jan–Dec 1943
12-Month
31.09"
(789.69mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1910
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Jul 1942–Dec 1943
18-Month
48.23"
(1,225.04mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Jan 1942–Dec 1943
24-Month
63.67"
(1,617.22mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1940 1989
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jan 1941–Dec 1943
36-Month
99.82"
(2,535.43mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
3.46"
(87.89mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1942 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2010
Jan 1940–Dec 1943
48-Month
130.33"
(3,310.38mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1942 1958
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2010
Jan 1939–Dec 1943
60-Month
154.83"
(3,932.68mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-5.53"
(-140.46mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/