Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1955 1984
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2007
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
9.01"
(228.85mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1955 1947
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
11.61"
(294.89mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1955 1927
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
16.87"
(428.50mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
17.80"
(452.12mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
18.34"
(465.84mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1955 1988
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
18.79"
(477.27mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-4.48"
(-113.79mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1955 1988
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
19.28"
(489.71mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
-5.09"
(-129.29mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1955 1988
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
19.52"
(495.81mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
-6.59"
(-167.38mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
21.00"
(533.40mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
-7.42"
(-188.47mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
24.05"
(610.87mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
-8.07"
(-204.98mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
39.56"
(1,004.82mm)
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
-13.87"
(-352.30mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1911
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-15.21"
(-386.33mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
80.01"
(2,032.25mm)
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
-16.38"
(-416.06mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1957
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
106.51"
(2,705.35mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-21.86"
(-555.25mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
139.24"
(3,536.70mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-21.13"
(-536.70mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/