Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1952
1-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2015
Ties: 1920, 1957
Nov–Dec 1952
2-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1951 1976
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2015
Ties: 2018
Oct–Dec 1952
3-Month
3.93"
(99.82mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1950 1910
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1931
Sep–Dec 1952
4-Month
4.78"
(121.41mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1950 1939, 1976
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1931
Aug–Dec 1952
5-Month
9.47"
(240.54mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Jul–Dec 1952
6-Month
13.25"
(336.55mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Jun–Dec 1952
7-Month
18.64"
(473.46mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 2017
May–Dec 1952
8-Month
22.46"
(570.48mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Apr–Dec 1952
9-Month
24.33"
(617.98mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1949 1910
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Mar–Dec 1952
10-Month
27.55"
(699.77mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1950 1910
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Feb–Dec 1952
11-Month
28.20"
(716.28mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1950 1910
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Jan–Dec 1952
12-Month
29.51"
(749.55mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-2.58"
(-65.54mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1950 1910
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Ties: 1971
Jul 1951–Dec 1952
18-Month
48.21"
(1,224.53mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Jan 1951–Dec 1952
24-Month
71.48"
(1,815.59mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
7.24"
(183.89mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1951 1989
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2008
Jan 1950–Dec 1952
36-Month
100.50"
(2,552.70mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Jan 1949–Dec 1952
48-Month
128.66"
(3,267.96mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1958
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Ties: 1960
Jan 1948–Dec 1952
60-Month
157.18"
(3,992.37mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/