Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 1958

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1958
1-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2013
Apr–May 1958
2-Month
4.23"
(107.44mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2013
Mar–May 1958
3-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
-4.16"
(-105.66mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2013
Feb–May 1958
4-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-4.69"
(-119.12mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2013
Jan–May 1958
5-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2013
Dec 1957–May 1958
6-Month
7.15"
(181.61mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-4.89"
(-124.21mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2013
Nov 1957–May 1958
7-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2013
Oct 1957–May 1958
8-Month
12.40"
(314.96mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Sep 1957–May 1958
9-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-4.69"
(-119.13mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Aug 1957–May 1958
10-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Ties: 2014
Jul 1957–May 1958
11-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
-5.06"
(-128.53mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jun 1957–May 1958
12-Month
27.25"
(692.15mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-4.89"
(-124.21mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Dec 1956–May 1958
18-Month
38.01"
(965.45mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
-6.19"
(-157.23mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1957 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1956–May 1958
24-Month
54.59"
(1,386.59mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-9.70"
(-246.38mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jun 1955–May 1958
36-Month
75.36"
(1,914.14mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
-20.97"
(-532.64mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1958
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2011
Jun 1954–May 1958
48-Month
107.33"
(2,726.18mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
-20.98"
(-532.89mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jun 1953–May 1958
60-Month
133.86"
(3,400.04mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
-26.46"
(-672.09mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1958
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/