Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1959
1-Month
2.83"
(71.88mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1958 1926
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2013
Mar–Apr 1959
2-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1991
Feb–Apr 1959
3-Month
7.38"
(187.45mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1951
Jan–Apr 1959
4-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1951
Dec 1958–Apr 1959
5-Month
8.40"
(213.36mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1973
Nov 1958–Apr 1959
6-Month
10.02"
(254.51mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Oct 1958–Apr 1959
7-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Ties: 1954
Sep 1958–Apr 1959
8-Month
14.01"
(355.85mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1958–Apr 1959
9-Month
16.48"
(418.59mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1958–Apr 1959
10-Month
23.65"
(600.71mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1958–Apr 1959
11-Month
27.51"
(698.75mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
May 1958–Apr 1959
12-Month
29.51"
(749.55mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-2.63"
(-66.81mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1924
Nov 1957–Apr 1959
18-Month
37.16"
(943.86mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
-4.74"
(-120.40mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1994
May 1957–Apr 1959
24-Month
59.70"
(1,516.38mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-4.59"
(-116.59mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2017
May 1956–Apr 1959
36-Month
85.38"
(2,168.65mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-10.96"
(-278.39mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
May 1955–Apr 1959
48-Month
105.58"
(2,681.73mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
-22.72"
(-577.09mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
May 1954–Apr 1959
60-Month
138.64"
(3,521.46mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
-21.65"
(-549.91mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/