Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1957
1-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1956 1926
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1941
Mar–Apr 1957
2-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Ties: 2003
Feb–Apr 1957
3-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1951
Jan–Apr 1957
4-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1951
Dec 1956–Apr 1957
5-Month
5.82"
(147.83mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Nov 1956–Apr 1957
6-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Ties: 1977
Oct 1956–Apr 1957
7-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Sep 1956–Apr 1957
8-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
-4.96"
(-125.98mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1956–Apr 1957
9-Month
15.28"
(388.11mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
-4.33"
(-109.98mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1956–Apr 1957
10-Month
19.80"
(502.92mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
-3.69"
(-93.73mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1956–Apr 1957
11-Month
22.40"
(568.96mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
-5.69"
(-144.53mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1914
May 1956–Apr 1957
12-Month
25.68"
(652.27mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-6.46"
(-164.09mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Nov 1955–Apr 1957
18-Month
30.31"
(769.87mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
-11.59"
(-294.39mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1994
May 1955–Apr 1957
24-Month
45.88"
(1,165.35mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-18.41"
(-467.62mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2017
May 1954–Apr 1957
36-Month
78.94"
(2,005.08mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-17.40"
(-441.96mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1958
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
May 1953–Apr 1957
48-Month
104.04"
(2,642.62mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
-24.26"
(-616.20mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
May 1952–Apr 1957
60-Month
134.98"
(3,428.49mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
-25.31"
(-642.88mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1958
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/