Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, September 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1961
1-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
3.59"
(91.18mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1939
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1965
Aug–Sep 1961
2-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2018
Jul–Sep 1961
3-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
11.36"
(288.54mm)
4.48"
(113.80mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1960 2013
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1993
Jun–Sep 1961
4-Month
19.22"
(488.19mm)
16.00"
(406.40mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1960 2012
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
May–Sep 1961
5-Month
21.62"
(549.15mm)
20.04"
(509.02mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Apr–Sep 1961
6-Month
23.61"
(599.69mm)
22.99"
(583.95mm)
0.62"
(15.74mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Mar–Sep 1961
7-Month
27.83"
(706.88mm)
24.94"
(633.48mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1960 1988
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Feb–Sep 1961
8-Month
29.53"
(750.06mm)
25.96"
(659.38mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1988
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Jan–Sep 1961
9-Month
29.80"
(756.92mm)
26.93"
(684.02mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Dec 1960–Sep 1961
10-Month
30.42"
(772.67mm)
28.04"
(712.22mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Nov 1960–Sep 1961
11-Month
31.37"
(796.80mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Oct 1960–Sep 1961
12-Month
33.55"
(852.17mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Apr 1960–Sep 1961
18-Month
58.71"
(1,491.23mm)
55.13"
(1,400.30mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Oct 1959–Sep 1961
24-Month
70.18"
(1,782.57mm)
64.26"
(1,632.20mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Ties: 1942
Oct 1958–Sep 1961
36-Month
104.40"
(2,651.76mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2010
Oct 1957–Sep 1961
48-Month
133.37"
(3,387.60mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
5.01"
(127.26mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1958
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Oct 1956–Sep 1961
60-Month
162.41"
(4,125.21mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Ties: 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/