Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1961
1-Month
1.99"
(50.55mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1956 1926
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Mar–Apr 1961
2-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1910
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1991
Feb–Apr 1961
3-Month
7.91"
(200.91mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1960 1910
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1951
Jan–Apr 1961
4-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1951
Dec 1960–Apr 1961
5-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1973
Nov 1960–Apr 1961
6-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Oct 1960–Apr 1961
7-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1973
Sep 1960–Apr 1961
8-Month
15.46"
(392.68mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1960–Apr 1961
9-Month
20.83"
(529.08mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1960–Apr 1961
10-Month
23.64"
(600.46mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1913, 1951
Jun 1960–Apr 1961
11-Month
27.93"
(709.42mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
May 1960–Apr 1961
12-Month
33.82"
(859.03mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Nov 1959–Apr 1961
18-Month
45.62"
(1,158.75mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1994
May 1959–Apr 1961
24-Month
71.84"
(1,824.74mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
7.55"
(191.77mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2017
May 1958–Apr 1961
36-Month
101.35"
(2,574.29mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1960 1958
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
May 1957–Apr 1961
48-Month
131.54"
(3,341.12mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
May 1956–Apr 1961
60-Month
157.22"
(3,993.39mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1960 1958
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 16, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/