Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, November 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1956
1-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1931
Ties: 1918
Oct–Nov 1956
2-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1931
Sep–Nov 1956
3-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
7.71"
(195.83mm)
-2.74"
(-69.59mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1955 1953
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1931
Aug–Nov 1956
4-Month
9.46"
(240.28mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Jul–Nov 1956
5-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
15.41"
(391.41mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jun–Nov 1956
6-Month
16.58"
(421.13mm)
20.04"
(509.02mm)
-3.46"
(-87.89mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
May–Nov 1956
7-Month
19.86"
(504.44mm)
24.09"
(611.89mm)
-4.23"
(-107.45mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Apr–Nov 1956
8-Month
21.84"
(554.74mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-5.19"
(-131.82mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Mar–Nov 1956
9-Month
22.77"
(578.36mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
-6.22"
(-157.99mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Feb–Nov 1956
10-Month
23.31"
(592.07mm)
30.00"
(762.00mm)
-6.69"
(-169.93mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jan–Nov 1956
11-Month
23.76"
(603.50mm)
30.98"
(786.89mm)
-7.22"
(-183.39mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Dec 1955–Nov 1956
12-Month
24.25"
(615.95mm)
32.08"
(814.83mm)
-7.83"
(-198.88mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jun 1955–Nov 1956
18-Month
37.35"
(948.69mm)
52.18"
(1,325.37mm)
-14.83"
(-376.68mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Dec 1954–Nov 1956
24-Month
47.45"
(1,205.23mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-16.79"
(-426.47mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Dec 1953–Nov 1956
36-Month
82.25"
(2,089.15mm)
96.35"
(2,447.29mm)
-14.10"
(-358.14mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1912 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Dec 1952–Nov 1956
48-Month
107.88"
(2,740.15mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
-20.50"
(-520.70mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1958
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Dec 1951–Nov 1956
60-Month
137.18"
(3,484.37mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-23.18"
(-588.77mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/