Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.38"
(9.66mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2015
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
7.46"
(189.48mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1960 1910
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1931
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
14.72"
(373.89mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
5.89"
(149.61mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1939, 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1931
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
5.09"
(129.28mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2018
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
23.30"
(591.82mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
6.78"
(172.21mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2018
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
26.68"
(677.67mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2018
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
29.08"
(738.63mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
31.07"
(789.18mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1960 1910
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
35.29"
(896.37mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
5.19"
(131.83mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1960 1910
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
36.99"
(939.55mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1960 1910
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
37.26"
(946.40mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
5.17"
(131.31mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1960 1910
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
52.72"
(1,339.09mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
71.07"
(1,805.18mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1959 1989
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
109.07"
(2,770.38mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
12.71"
(322.84mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
134.40"
(3,413.76mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1960 1958
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
165.92"
(4,214.37mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
5.56"
(141.23mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/