Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1949
1-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2015
Ties: 1980
Nov–Dec 1949
2-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1943 1976
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2015
Oct–Dec 1949
3-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1943 1910
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1931
Sep–Dec 1949
4-Month
6.71"
(170.43mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1944 1939, 1976
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1931
Ties: 1908
Aug–Dec 1949
5-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Jul–Dec 1949
6-Month
12.56"
(319.02mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-3.96"
(-100.59mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1947 1976
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Jun–Dec 1949
7-Month
18.11"
(459.99mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
May–Dec 1949
8-Month
20.78"
(527.81mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1993
Apr–Dec 1949
9-Month
22.09"
(561.09mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-6.06"
(-153.92mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1993
Mar–Dec 1949
10-Month
24.57"
(624.08mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-5.53"
(-140.46mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1993
Feb–Dec 1949
11-Month
25.46"
(646.68mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-5.66"
(-143.77mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1993
Jan–Dec 1949
12-Month
28.16"
(715.26mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-3.93"
(-99.83mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1993
Jul 1948–Dec 1949
18-Month
43.42"
(1,102.87mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Jan 1948–Dec 1949
24-Month
56.68"
(1,439.67mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-7.56"
(-192.03mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1940 1989
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2008
Jan 1947–Dec 1949
36-Month
91.12"
(2,314.45mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-5.24"
(-133.09mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Jan 1946–Dec 1949
48-Month
125.98"
(3,199.89mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1942 1958
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Jan 1945–Dec 1949
60-Month
160.19"
(4,068.83mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/