Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, July 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1948
1-Month
4.29"
(108.97mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.43"
(10.93mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1947 1936
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1993
Jun–Jul 1948
2-Month
7.82"
(198.63mm)
8.49"
(215.65mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1945 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
May–Jul 1948
3-Month
10.13"
(257.30mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1988
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Apr–Jul 1948
4-Month
12.79"
(324.87mm)
15.48"
(393.19mm)
-2.69"
(-68.32mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Mar–Jul 1948
5-Month
15.30"
(388.62mm)
17.43"
(442.72mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Feb–Jul 1948
6-Month
17.17"
(436.12mm)
18.45"
(468.63mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Jan–Jul 1948
7-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
19.43"
(493.52mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Dec 1947–Jul 1948
8-Month
19.00"
(482.60mm)
20.53"
(521.46mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Nov 1947–Jul 1948
9-Month
20.88"
(530.35mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Oct 1947–Jul 1948
10-Month
24.62"
(625.35mm)
24.58"
(624.33mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Sep 1947–Jul 1948
11-Month
26.72"
(678.69mm)
28.28"
(718.31mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Aug 1947–Jul 1948
12-Month
28.22"
(716.79mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2008
Feb 1947–Jul 1948
18-Month
50.56"
(1,284.22mm)
50.60"
(1,285.24mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2008
Aug 1946–Jul 1948
24-Month
66.27"
(1,683.26mm)
64.31"
(1,633.47mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2008
Aug 1945–Jul 1948
36-Month
97.89"
(2,486.41mm)
96.40"
(2,448.56mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1942 1956
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Aug 1944–Jul 1948
48-Month
132.96"
(3,377.18mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1943 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Aug 1943–Jul 1948
60-Month
168.21"
(4,272.53mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
7.84"
(199.13mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/