Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, August 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1955
1-Month
1.88"
(47.75mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1947 1984
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2007
Ties: 1909
Jul–Aug 1955
2-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jun–Aug 1955
3-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1936 1927
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
May–Aug 1955
4-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
-5.34"
(-135.63mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Apr–Aug 1955
5-Month
14.54"
(369.32mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Mar–Aug 1955
6-Month
15.51"
(393.95mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-5.77"
(-146.56mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Feb–Aug 1955
7-Month
16.81"
(426.97mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
-5.48"
(-139.20mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1936 1988
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jan–Aug 1955
8-Month
17.71"
(449.83mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-5.56"
(-141.23mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1936 1988
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Dec 1954–Aug 1955
9-Month
18.43"
(468.12mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
-5.94"
(-150.88mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1936 1988
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Nov 1954–Aug 1955
10-Month
18.67"
(474.22mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
-7.44"
(-188.97mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Oct 1954–Aug 1955
11-Month
22.83"
(579.88mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
-5.59"
(-141.99mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Sep 1954–Aug 1955
12-Month
25.02"
(635.51mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
-7.10"
(-180.34mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Mar 1954–Aug 1955
18-Month
50.22"
(1,275.59mm)
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1953 1911
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Sep 1953–Aug 1955
24-Month
55.96"
(1,421.38mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-8.32"
(-211.33mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Sep 1952–Aug 1955
36-Month
82.46"
(2,094.48mm)
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
-13.93"
(-353.83mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1936 1957
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Sep 1951–Aug 1955
48-Month
115.19"
(2,925.83mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-13.18"
(-334.77mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Sep 1950–Aug 1955
60-Month
153.83"
(3,907.28mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-6.54"
(-166.12mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/