Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1944
1-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1943 1981
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1949
Dec 1943–Jan 1944
2-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1940 2003
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2016
Nov 1943–Jan 1944
3-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1940 2003
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1932
Oct 1943–Jan 1944
4-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1932
Sep 1943–Jan 1944
5-Month
6.50"
(165.10mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1932
Ties: 1925
Aug 1943–Jan 1944
6-Month
11.56"
(293.62mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-2.13"
(-54.11mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1943–Jan 1944
7-Month
16.11"
(409.19mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1943–Jan 1944
8-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
May 1943–Jan 1944
9-Month
26.47"
(672.34mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1994
Apr 1943–Jan 1944
10-Month
29.07"
(738.38mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1994
Mar 1943–Jan 1944
11-Month
30.62"
(777.75mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1994
Feb 1943–Jan 1944
12-Month
31.39"
(797.31mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1994
Ties: 1941
Aug 1942–Jan 1944
18-Month
44.22"
(1,123.19mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2020
Feb 1942–Jan 1944
24-Month
64.01"
(1,625.85mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1941 1990
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2020
Feb 1941–Jan 1944
36-Month
99.20"
(2,519.68mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1943 1958
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Ties: 1943
Feb 1940–Jan 1944
48-Month
130.59"
(3,316.99mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1943 1959
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2011
Feb 1939–Jan 1944
60-Month
155.04"
(3,938.02mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-5.26"
(-133.60mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 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/