Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1956
1-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1952 1926
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2013
Mar–Apr 1956
2-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Feb–Apr 1956
3-Month
3.45"
(87.63mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1951
Jan–Apr 1956
4-Month
3.90"
(99.06mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1951
Dec 1955–Apr 1956
5-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Nov 1955–Apr 1956
6-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
-5.11"
(-129.80mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Oct 1955–Apr 1956
7-Month
6.11"
(155.19mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
-5.94"
(-150.88mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Sep 1955–Apr 1956
8-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
-6.59"
(-167.39mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1955–Apr 1956
9-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
-8.57"
(-217.67mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1955–Apr 1956
10-Month
14.50"
(368.30mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
-8.99"
(-228.35mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1955–Apr 1956
11-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
-10.60"
(-269.24mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
May 1955–Apr 1956
12-Month
20.20"
(513.08mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-11.94"
(-303.28mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Nov 1954–Apr 1956
18-Month
27.83"
(706.88mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
-14.07"
(-357.38mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1994
May 1954–Apr 1956
24-Month
53.26"
(1,352.80mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-11.03"
(-280.17mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
May 1953–Apr 1956
36-Month
78.36"
(1,990.34mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-17.98"
(-456.70mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1958
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
May 1952–Apr 1956
48-Month
109.30"
(2,776.22mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
-19.00"
(-482.60mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
May 1951–Apr 1956
60-Month
146.22"
(3,713.99mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
-14.07"
(-357.38mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 1958
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 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/