Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, July 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1953
1-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1947 1936
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Jun–Jul 1953
2-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
8.49"
(215.65mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1948 1936
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
May–Jul 1953
3-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1948 1988
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Apr–Jul 1953
4-Month
14.09"
(357.89mm)
15.48"
(393.19mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Mar–Jul 1953
5-Month
17.01"
(432.05mm)
17.43"
(442.72mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Feb–Jul 1953
6-Month
18.67"
(474.22mm)
18.45"
(468.63mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1988
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Jan–Jul 1953
7-Month
19.41"
(493.01mm)
19.43"
(493.52mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1949 1988
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Dec 1952–Jul 1953
8-Month
20.59"
(522.99mm)
20.53"
(521.46mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1948 1988
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Nov 1952–Jul 1953
9-Month
23.32"
(592.33mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Oct 1952–Jul 1953
10-Month
23.34"
(592.84mm)
24.58"
(624.33mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Ties: 1964
Sep 1952–Jul 1953
11-Month
24.19"
(614.43mm)
28.28"
(718.31mm)
-4.09"
(-103.88mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1940 1988
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Aug 1952–Jul 1953
12-Month
28.88"
(733.55mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-3.26"
(-82.81mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2008
Feb 1952–Jul 1953
18-Month
47.61"
(1,209.29mm)
50.60"
(1,285.24mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1950 1911
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2008
Aug 1951–Jul 1953
24-Month
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
64.31"
(1,633.47mm)
-1.22"
(-30.98mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2008
Ties: 1922
Aug 1950–Jul 1953
36-Month
97.96"
(2,488.18mm)
96.40"
(2,448.56mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Ties: 1907
Aug 1949–Jul 1953
48-Month
128.91"
(3,274.31mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Aug 1948–Jul 1953
60-Month
159.04"
(4,039.62mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1952 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/