Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1957
1-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1920, 1952
Nov–Dec 1957
2-Month
3.68"
(93.47mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1956 1976
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2015
Ties: 1941
Oct–Dec 1957
3-Month
6.43"
(163.32mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1931
Sep–Dec 1957
4-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1956 1939, 1976
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1931
Aug–Dec 1957
5-Month
12.88"
(327.15mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1956 1976
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Jul–Dec 1957
6-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1956 1976
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Jun–Dec 1957
7-Month
21.28"
(540.51mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1956 1976
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
May–Dec 1957
8-Month
26.22"
(665.99mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1956 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Apr–Dec 1957
9-Month
28.74"
(730.00mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Mar–Dec 1957
10-Month
30.62"
(777.75mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Feb–Dec 1957
11-Month
30.96"
(786.38mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jan–Dec 1957
12-Month
31.52"
(800.61mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jul 1956–Dec 1957
18-Month
46.02"
(1,168.91mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Jan 1956–Dec 1957
24-Month
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-8.44"
(-214.38mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1956 1989
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jan 1955–Dec 1957
36-Month
78.77"
(2,000.76mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-17.59"
(-446.78mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Jan 1954–Dec 1957
48-Month
112.95"
(2,868.93mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-15.42"
(-391.67mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 1958
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Jan 1953–Dec 1957
60-Month
138.74"
(3,524.00mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-21.62"
(-549.14mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/