Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, September 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1952
1-Month
0.85"
(21.59mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1939
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1965
Aug–Sep 1952
2-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-1.97"
(-50.03mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 1958
Jul–Sep 1952
3-Month
9.32"
(236.73mm)
11.36"
(288.54mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1950 2013
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Jun–Sep 1952
4-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
16.00"
(406.40mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1949 2012
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
May–Sep 1952
5-Month
18.53"
(470.66mm)
20.04"
(509.02mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1949 1976
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Apr–Sep 1952
6-Month
20.40"
(518.16mm)
22.99"
(583.95mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1949 1988
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Mar–Sep 1952
7-Month
23.62"
(599.95mm)
24.94"
(633.48mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1950 1988
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Feb–Sep 1952
8-Month
24.27"
(616.46mm)
25.96"
(659.38mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1949 1988
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Jan–Sep 1952
9-Month
25.58"
(649.73mm)
26.93"
(684.02mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1949 1988
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Dec 1951–Sep 1952
10-Month
26.55"
(674.37mm)
28.04"
(712.22mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1949 1988
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Nov 1951–Sep 1952
11-Month
27.84"
(707.14mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Oct 1951–Sep 1952
12-Month
31.11"
(790.19mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-0.98"
(-24.90mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Apr 1951–Sep 1952
18-Month
60.34"
(1,532.64mm)
55.13"
(1,400.30mm)
5.21"
(132.34mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Ties: 1979
Oct 1950–Sep 1952
24-Month
70.13"
(1,781.30mm)
64.26"
(1,632.20mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1951 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1993
Oct 1949–Sep 1952
36-Month
100.08"
(2,542.03mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Oct 1948–Sep 1952
48-Month
131.05"
(3,328.67mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1958
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Oct 1947–Sep 1952
60-Month
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/