Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1944
1-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Nov–Dec 1944
2-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1943 1976
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Ties: 2016
Oct–Dec 1944
3-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1931
Sep–Dec 1944
4-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1939, 1976
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1931
Aug–Dec 1944
5-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1943 1976
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jul–Dec 1944
6-Month
15.63"
(397.00mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1943 1976
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jun–Dec 1944
7-Month
21.35"
(542.29mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1943 1976
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
May–Dec 1944
8-Month
27.57"
(700.28mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1976
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Ties: 1969
Apr–Dec 1944
9-Month
31.99"
(812.55mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Mar–Dec 1944
10-Month
34.50"
(876.30mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1993
Feb–Dec 1944
11-Month
35.59"
(903.99mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1993
Jan–Dec 1944
12-Month
36.66"
(931.16mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
4.57"
(116.07mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Jul 1943–Dec 1944
18-Month
51.70"
(1,313.18mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Jan 1943–Dec 1944
24-Month
67.75"
(1,720.85mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1943 1989
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2008
Jan 1942–Dec 1944
36-Month
100.33"
(2,548.38mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2010
Jan 1941–Dec 1944
48-Month
136.48"
(3,466.59mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1943 1958
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2010
Jan 1940–Dec 1944
60-Month
166.99"
(4,241.55mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
6.63"
(168.41mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/