Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 1954

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1954
1-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1953 1926
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2013
Mar–Apr 1954
2-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1953 1910
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1991
Feb–Apr 1954
3-Month
7.55"
(191.77mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1910
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1951
Ties: 1993
Jan–Apr 1954
4-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1951
Dec 1953–Apr 1954
5-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1952 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1973
Nov 1953–Apr 1954
6-Month
10.46"
(265.68mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1952 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2016
Oct 1953–Apr 1954
7-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1973
Ties: 1959
Sep 1953–Apr 1954
8-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Aug 1953–Apr 1954
9-Month
14.17"
(359.92mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
-5.44"
(-138.17mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1953–Apr 1954
10-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1898
Jun 1953–Apr 1954
11-Month
22.73"
(577.34mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
-5.36"
(-136.15mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
May 1953–Apr 1954
12-Month
25.10"
(637.54mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-7.04"
(-178.82mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Nov 1952–Apr 1954
18-Month
37.49"
(952.25mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1994
May 1952–Apr 1954
24-Month
56.04"
(1,423.42mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-8.25"
(-209.55mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
May 1951–Apr 1954
36-Month
92.96"
(2,361.18mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-3.38"
(-85.86mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1951 1958
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
May 1950–Apr 1954
48-Month
127.25"
(3,232.15mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
May 1949–Apr 1954
60-Month
154.86"
(3,933.44mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
-5.43"
(-137.93mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1942 1958
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/