Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1945
1-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2013
Apr–May 1945
2-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2013
Mar–May 1945
3-Month
13.40"
(340.36mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Feb–May 1945
4-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
4.88"
(123.96mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Jan–May 1945
5-Month
15.51"
(393.95mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
4.57"
(116.07mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Dec 1944–May 1945
6-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
4.71"
(119.63mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Ties: 2004
Nov 1944–May 1945
7-Month
18.42"
(467.87mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2013
Oct 1944–May 1945
8-Month
19.43"
(493.52mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Sep 1944–May 1945
9-Month
21.68"
(550.67mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Aug 1944–May 1945
10-Month
27.41"
(696.21mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
3.76"
(95.50mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jul 1944–May 1945
11-Month
31.14"
(790.96mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jun 1944–May 1945
12-Month
36.86"
(936.24mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
4.72"
(119.88mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Ties: 1978
Dec 1943–May 1945
18-Month
52.69"
(1,338.33mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
8.49"
(215.65mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1943–May 1945
24-Month
73.22"
(1,859.79mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
8.93"
(226.82mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2011
Jun 1942–May 1945
36-Month
106.29"
(2,699.77mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
9.96"
(252.99mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1944 1958
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2011
Jun 1941–May 1945
48-Month
143.11"
(3,634.99mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2011
Jun 1940–May 1945
60-Month
173.71"
(4,412.23mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
13.39"
(340.10mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1944 1958
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/