Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1957
1-Month
0.56"
(14.22mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1949
Dec 1956–Jan 1957
2-Month
1.08"
(27.43mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1956 2003
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Nov 1956–Jan 1957
3-Month
3.11"
(78.99mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1956 2003
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1932
Oct 1956–Jan 1957
4-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1956 1911
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1932
Sep 1956–Jan 1957
5-Month
6.05"
(153.67mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1932
Aug 1956–Jan 1957
6-Month
10.54"
(267.72mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1956–Jan 1957
7-Month
15.06"
(382.52mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-2.51"
(-63.76mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1956–Jan 1957
8-Month
17.66"
(448.56mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
May 1956–Jan 1957
9-Month
20.94"
(531.88mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1994
Apr 1956–Jan 1957
10-Month
22.92"
(582.17mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
-6.25"
(-158.75mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1956 1911
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1994
Mar 1956–Jan 1957
11-Month
23.85"
(605.79mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-7.29"
(-185.17mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1956 1911
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1994
Feb 1956–Jan 1957
12-Month
24.39"
(619.51mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-7.76"
(-197.10mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1956 1911
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1994
Aug 1955–Jan 1957
18-Month
31.98"
(812.29mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
-13.88"
(-352.55mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1994
Feb 1955–Jan 1957
24-Month
46.91"
(1,191.51mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-17.37"
(-441.20mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1990
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2009
Feb 1954–Jan 1957
36-Month
81.75"
(2,076.45mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-14.54"
(-369.32mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1913 1958
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Feb 1953–Jan 1957
48-Month
107.04"
(2,718.82mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-21.23"
(-539.24mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1959
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Feb 1952–Jan 1957
60-Month
135.98"
(3,453.89mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-24.32"
(-617.73mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/