Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1952
1-Month
1.31"
(33.27mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1949
Ties: 2005
Dec 1951–Jan 1952
2-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1951 2003
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2016
Ties: 1933
Nov 1951–Jan 1952
3-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1951 2003
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1932
Oct 1951–Jan 1952
4-Month
6.84"
(173.74mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1932
Sep 1951–Jan 1952
5-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1932
Ties: 2002
Aug 1951–Jan 1952
6-Month
15.48"
(393.19mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jul 1951–Jan 1952
7-Month
20.01"
(508.25mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
2.44"
(61.97mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jun 1951–Jan 1952
8-Month
26.20"
(665.48mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
May 1951–Jan 1952
9-Month
31.18"
(791.97mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1994
Apr 1951–Jan 1952
10-Month
36.07"
(916.18mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1994
Mar 1951–Jan 1952
11-Month
40.25"
(1,022.35mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
9.11"
(231.39mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1994
Feb 1951–Jan 1952
12-Month
42.67"
(1,083.82mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
10.52"
(267.21mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1994
Aug 1950–Jan 1952
18-Month
50.35"
(1,278.89mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1994
Feb 1950–Jan 1952
24-Month
70.80"
(1,798.32mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1951 1990
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009
Feb 1949–Jan 1952
36-Month
97.76"
(2,483.10mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
1.47"
(37.33mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1951 1958
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011
Feb 1948–Jan 1952
48-Month
128.60"
(3,266.44mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1959
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011
Feb 1947–Jan 1952
60-Month
161.99"
(4,114.55mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/