Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1955
1-Month
0.90"
(22.86mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1954 1981
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1949
Ties: 1933
Dec 1954–Jan 1955
2-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 2003
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2016
Ties: 1984, 2015
Nov 1954–Jan 1955
3-Month
1.86"
(47.24mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1918 2003
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1932
Oct 1954–Jan 1955
4-Month
6.02"
(152.91mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1932
Sep 1954–Jan 1955
5-Month
8.21"
(208.53mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1932
Ties: 1950
Aug 1954–Jan 1955
6-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jul 1954–Jan 1955
7-Month
17.09"
(434.09mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 1981, 1997
Jun 1954–Jan 1955
8-Month
23.49"
(596.65mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1954–Jan 1955
9-Month
27.29"
(693.17mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Apr 1954–Jan 1955
10-Month
31.66"
(804.16mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Mar 1954–Jan 1955
11-Month
33.41"
(848.61mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
2.27"
(57.65mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Feb 1954–Jan 1955
12-Month
34.84"
(884.94mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Aug 1953–Jan 1955
18-Month
41.46"
(1,053.08mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1954 1957
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Feb 1953–Jan 1955
24-Month
60.13"
(1,527.30mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1954 1990
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Feb 1952–Jan 1955
36-Month
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-7.22"
(-183.39mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1951 1958
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Feb 1951–Jan 1955
48-Month
131.74"
(3,346.20mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1954 1959
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011
Feb 1950–Jan 1955
60-Month
159.87"
(4,060.70mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1954 1957
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/