Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1945
1-Month
1.96"
(49.78mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1944 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2015
Nov–Dec 1945
2-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1944 1976
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Oct–Dec 1945
3-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1931
Ties: 1921
Sep–Dec 1945
4-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1939, 1976
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1931
Aug–Dec 1945
5-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1976
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2018
Jul–Dec 1945
6-Month
14.04"
(356.62mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1995
Jun–Dec 1945
7-Month
18.70"
(474.98mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2018
May–Dec 1945
8-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1940 1976
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
Apr–Dec 1945
9-Month
29.27"
(743.46mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
Mar–Dec 1945
10-Month
32.10"
(815.34mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
Feb–Dec 1945
11-Month
33.54"
(851.92mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
Jan–Dec 1945
12-Month
34.21"
(868.93mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
2.12"
(53.84mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
Jul 1944–Dec 1945
18-Month
49.84"
(1,265.94mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
Jan 1944–Dec 1945
24-Month
70.87"
(1,800.10mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1944 1989
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2008
Jan 1943–Dec 1945
36-Month
101.96"
(2,589.78mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2010
Jan 1942–Dec 1945
48-Month
134.54"
(3,417.32mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1943 1958
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2010
Jan 1941–Dec 1945
60-Month
170.69"
(4,335.53mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
10.33"
(262.39mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/