Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1958

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1958
1-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1981
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1949
Ties: 1983
Dec 1957–Jan 1958
2-Month
1.88"
(47.75mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1957 2003
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2016
Ties: 1922
Nov 1957–Jan 1958
3-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1957 2003
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1932
Oct 1957–Jan 1958
4-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1932
Ties: 1909
Sep 1957–Jan 1958
5-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1932
Aug 1957–Jan 1958
6-Month
13.58"
(344.93mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1957–Jan 1958
7-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1957–Jan 1958
8-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
May 1957–Jan 1958
9-Month
26.92"
(683.77mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1994
Apr 1957–Jan 1958
10-Month
29.44"
(747.78mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1994
Mar 1957–Jan 1958
11-Month
31.32"
(795.53mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1994
Feb 1957–Jan 1958
12-Month
31.66"
(804.16mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1994
Aug 1956–Jan 1958
18-Month
42.20"
(1,071.88mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Feb 1956–Jan 1958
24-Month
56.05"
(1,423.67mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-8.23"
(-209.04mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1957 1990
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2020
Feb 1955–Jan 1958
36-Month
78.57"
(1,995.68mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-17.72"
(-450.09mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1958
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2011
Feb 1954–Jan 1958
48-Month
113.41"
(2,880.61mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-14.86"
(-377.45mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1957 1959
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Feb 1953–Jan 1958
60-Month
138.70"
(3,522.98mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-21.60"
(-548.64mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/