Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1948
1-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1946 1926
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2013
Mar–Apr 1948
2-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1910
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Ties: 1946
Feb–Apr 1948
3-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1947 1910
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1951
Jan–Apr 1948
4-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1951
Dec 1947–Apr 1948
5-Month
8.87"
(225.30mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Ties: 1920, 2011
Nov 1947–Apr 1948
6-Month
10.75"
(273.05mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2016
Oct 1947–Apr 1948
7-Month
14.49"
(368.05mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1973
Sep 1947–Apr 1948
8-Month
16.59"
(421.39mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Aug 1947–Apr 1948
9-Month
18.09"
(459.49mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
-1.52"
(-38.60mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jul 1947–Apr 1948
10-Month
19.74"
(501.40mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1947–Apr 1948
11-Month
29.64"
(752.86mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
May 1947–Apr 1948
12-Month
33.87"
(860.30mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Nov 1946–Apr 1948
18-Month
44.21"
(1,122.93mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1994
May 1946–Apr 1948
24-Month
69.39"
(1,762.51mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2017
May 1945–Apr 1948
36-Month
101.58"
(2,580.13mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
5.24"
(133.09mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1943 1958
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
May 1944–Apr 1948
48-Month
138.50"
(3,517.90mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
May 1943–Apr 1948
60-Month
172.99"
(4,393.95mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
12.70"
(322.58mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1947 1958
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2011

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/