Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1945
1-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1949
Dec 1944–Jan 1945
2-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1944 2003
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2016
Nov 1944–Jan 1945
3-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1944 2003
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1932
Oct 1944–Jan 1945
4-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1944 1911
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1932
Sep 1944–Jan 1945
5-Month
6.84"
(173.74mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-2.99"
(-75.94mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1932
Ties: 1908
Aug 1944–Jan 1945
6-Month
12.57"
(319.28mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1944–Jan 1945
7-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1944–Jan 1945
8-Month
22.02"
(559.31mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
May 1944–Jan 1945
9-Month
28.24"
(717.30mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1994
Apr 1944–Jan 1945
10-Month
32.66"
(829.56mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
3.49"
(88.64mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1944 1911
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1994
Mar 1944–Jan 1945
11-Month
35.17"
(893.32mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1944 1911
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1994
Feb 1944–Jan 1945
12-Month
36.26"
(921.00mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1911
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1994
Aug 1943–Jan 1945
18-Month
47.82"
(1,214.63mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1994
Feb 1943–Jan 1945
24-Month
67.65"
(1,718.31mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1944 1990
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2009
Feb 1942–Jan 1945
36-Month
100.27"
(2,546.86mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1944 1958
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Feb 1941–Jan 1945
48-Month
135.46"
(3,440.68mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
7.19"
(182.62mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1944 1959
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Feb 1940–Jan 1945
60-Month
166.85"
(4,237.99mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/