Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1944
1-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2013
Apr–May 1944
2-Month
10.64"
(270.26mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2013
Ties: 2001
Mar–May 1944
3-Month
13.15"
(334.01mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Feb–May 1944
4-Month
14.24"
(361.70mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
4.28"
(108.72mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Jan–May 1944
5-Month
15.31"
(388.87mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
4.37"
(110.99mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Dec 1943–May 1944
6-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
3.79"
(96.26mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2013
Ties: 1960
Nov 1943–May 1944
7-Month
16.89"
(429.01mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2013
Oct 1943–May 1944
8-Month
18.52"
(470.41mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1959
Sep 1943–May 1944
9-Month
20.74"
(526.80mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Aug 1943–May 1944
10-Month
25.80"
(655.32mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jul 1943–May 1944
11-Month
30.35"
(770.89mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jun 1943–May 1944
12-Month
36.36"
(923.54mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
4.22"
(107.18mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Dec 1942–May 1944
18-Month
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jun 1942–May 1944
24-Month
69.43"
(1,763.52mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
5.14"
(130.55mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Jun 1941–May 1944
36-Month
106.25"
(2,698.75mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
9.92"
(251.97mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1943 1958
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2011
Jun 1940–May 1944
48-Month
136.85"
(3,475.99mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
8.54"
(216.92mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1957
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2011
Jun 1939–May 1944
60-Month
161.84"
(4,110.74mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1943 1958
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/