Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1955
1-Month
0.49"
(12.45mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1929 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1963
Nov–Dec 1955
2-Month
0.73"
(18.54mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1910 1976
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Oct–Dec 1955
3-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1917 1910
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1931
Sep–Dec 1955
4-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1953 1939, 1976
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1931
Aug–Dec 1955
5-Month
7.14"
(181.36mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-5.53"
(-140.46mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1953 1976
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Jul–Dec 1955
6-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-5.92"
(-150.37mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1953 1976
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Jun–Dec 1955
7-Month
13.59"
(345.19mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-7.56"
(-192.02mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1910 1976
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
May–Dec 1955
8-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-8.90"
(-226.06mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Apr–Dec 1955
9-Month
19.80"
(502.92mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-8.35"
(-212.09mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Mar–Dec 1955
10-Month
20.77"
(527.56mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-9.33"
(-236.98mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Feb–Dec 1955
11-Month
22.07"
(560.58mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-9.05"
(-229.87mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jan–Dec 1955
12-Month
22.97"
(583.44mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-9.12"
(-231.65mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jul 1954–Dec 1955
18-Month
39.16"
(994.66mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-9.53"
(-242.07mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1953 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jan 1954–Dec 1955
24-Month
57.15"
(1,451.61mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-7.09"
(-180.09mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1953 1989
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jan 1953–Dec 1955
36-Month
82.94"
(2,106.68mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-13.42"
(-340.86mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Jan 1952–Dec 1955
48-Month
112.45"
(2,856.23mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-15.92"
(-404.37mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1937 1958
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Jan 1951–Dec 1955
60-Month
154.42"
(3,922.27mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-5.94"
(-150.87mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/