Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1946
1-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
Ties: 1960, 2013
Nov–Dec 1946
2-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1976
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
Oct–Dec 1946
3-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1910
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1931
Sep–Dec 1946
4-Month
10.68"
(271.27mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1945 1939, 1976
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1931
Aug–Dec 1946
5-Month
14.28"
(362.71mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2018
Jul–Dec 1946
6-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jun–Dec 1946
7-Month
23.01"
(584.45mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
May–Dec 1946
8-Month
27.53"
(699.26mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
Apr–Dec 1946
9-Month
28.67"
(728.22mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1993
Mar–Dec 1946
10-Month
32.70"
(830.58mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1945 1910
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
Feb–Dec 1946
11-Month
33.07"
(839.98mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1993
Jan–Dec 1946
12-Month
34.86"
(885.44mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
2.77"
(70.35mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1945 1910
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
Jul 1945–Dec 1946
18-Month
48.90"
(1,242.06mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1993
Jan 1945–Dec 1946
24-Month
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1944 1989
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jan 1944–Dec 1946
36-Month
105.73"
(2,685.54mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
9.37"
(238.00mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2010
Jan 1943–Dec 1946
48-Month
136.82"
(3,475.23mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1958
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2010
Jan 1942–Dec 1946
60-Month
169.40"
(4,302.76mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/