Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, August 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1957
1-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1955 1984
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Jul–Aug 1957
2-Month
7.38"
(187.45mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1947
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1993
Jun–Aug 1957
3-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1956 1927
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
May–Aug 1957
4-Month
17.09"
(434.09mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Apr–Aug 1957
5-Month
19.61"
(498.09mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Mar–Aug 1957
6-Month
21.49"
(545.85mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Feb–Aug 1957
7-Month
21.83"
(554.48mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1956 1988
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jan–Aug 1957
8-Month
22.39"
(568.71mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1956 1988
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Dec 1956–Aug 1957
9-Month
22.91"
(581.91mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1956 1988
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Ties: 1921
Nov 1956–Aug 1957
10-Month
24.94"
(633.48mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Oct 1956–Aug 1957
11-Month
26.34"
(669.04mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Sep 1956–Aug 1957
12-Month
27.88"
(708.15mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
-4.24"
(-107.70mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Mar 1956–Aug 1957
18-Month
45.68"
(1,160.27mm)
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
-7.75"
(-196.85mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1956 1911
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Sep 1955–Aug 1957
24-Month
51.93"
(1,319.02mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-12.35"
(-313.69mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Sep 1954–Aug 1957
36-Month
76.95"
(1,954.53mm)
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
-19.44"
(-493.78mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Sep 1953–Aug 1957
48-Month
107.89"
(2,740.41mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-20.48"
(-520.19mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Sep 1952–Aug 1957
60-Month
134.39"
(3,413.51mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-25.98"
(-659.89mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/