Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1960
1-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1959 1926
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2013
Mar–Apr 1960
2-Month
4.81"
(122.17mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Feb–Apr 1960
3-Month
5.98"
(151.89mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1951
Jan–Apr 1960
4-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1951
Dec 1959–Apr 1960
5-Month
9.94"
(252.48mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1973
Nov 1959–Apr 1960
6-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2016
Oct 1959–Apr 1960
7-Month
14.74"
(374.40mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1973
Sep 1959–Apr 1960
8-Month
19.09"
(484.89mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Aug 1959–Apr 1960
9-Month
24.00"
(609.60mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Ties: 1986
Jul 1959–Apr 1960
10-Month
26.39"
(670.31mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jun 1959–Apr 1960
11-Month
30.44"
(773.18mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1959–Apr 1960
12-Month
38.02"
(965.71mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Nov 1958–Apr 1960
18-Month
48.04"
(1,220.22mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
May 1958–Apr 1960
24-Month
67.53"
(1,715.26mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2017
May 1957–Apr 1960
36-Month
97.72"
(2,482.09mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1959 1958
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
May 1956–Apr 1960
48-Month
123.40"
(3,134.36mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
May 1955–Apr 1960
60-Month
143.60"
(3,647.44mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
-16.69"
(-423.93mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1959 1958
113th 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 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/