Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1954

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1954
1-Month
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1928 1981
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1949
Ties: 1919
Dec 1953–Jan 1954
2-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1951 2003
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2016
Nov 1953–Jan 1954
3-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1951 2003
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1932
Ties: 1994
Oct 1953–Jan 1954
4-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-2.74"
(-69.59mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1932
Sep 1953–Jan 1954
5-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-5.52"
(-140.21mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1932
Aug 1953–Jan 1954
6-Month
6.62"
(168.15mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-7.07"
(-179.58mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1953–Jan 1954
7-Month
9.94"
(252.48mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-7.63"
(-193.80mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1953–Jan 1954
8-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
May 1953–Jan 1954
9-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
-8.67"
(-220.22mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1994
Apr 1953–Jan 1954
10-Month
20.71"
(526.03mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
-8.46"
(-214.89mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1994
Mar 1953–Jan 1954
11-Month
23.63"
(600.20mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-7.51"
(-190.76mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1994
Feb 1953–Jan 1954
12-Month
25.29"
(642.37mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-6.86"
(-174.24mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1994
Aug 1952–Jan 1954
18-Month
35.50"
(901.70mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
-10.36"
(-263.14mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1957
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Feb 1952–Jan 1954
24-Month
54.23"
(1,377.44mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-10.05"
(-255.27mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1938 1990
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Feb 1951–Jan 1954
36-Month
96.90"
(2,461.26mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1951 1958
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Feb 1950–Jan 1954
48-Month
125.03"
(3,175.76mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1951 1959
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Feb 1949–Jan 1954
60-Month
151.99"
(3,860.55mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-8.31"
(-211.07mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/