Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1960
1-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1958 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1946, 2013
Nov–Dec 1960
2-Month
1.57"
(39.88mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Oct–Dec 1960
3-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1931
Ties: 1962
Sep–Dec 1960
4-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1939, 1976
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1931
Aug–Dec 1960
5-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Jul–Dec 1960
6-Month
15.46"
(392.68mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1976
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Jun–Dec 1960
7-Month
19.75"
(501.65mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
May–Dec 1960
8-Month
25.64"
(651.26mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Apr–Dec 1960
9-Month
28.91"
(734.31mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Mar–Dec 1960
10-Month
30.45"
(773.43mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Feb–Dec 1960
11-Month
31.62"
(803.15mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Jan–Dec 1960
12-Month
33.81"
(858.77mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
1.72"
(43.68mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Jul 1959–Dec 1960
18-Month
52.03"
(1,321.56mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Jan 1959–Dec 1960
24-Month
71.81"
(1,823.97mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
7.57"
(192.27mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1989
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jan 1958–Dec 1960
36-Month
97.14"
(2,467.36mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
0.78"
(19.82mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Jan 1957–Dec 1960
48-Month
128.66"
(3,267.96mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1958
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Ties: 1952
Jan 1956–Dec 1960
60-Month
152.94"
(3,884.68mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-7.42"
(-188.46mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/