Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1962
1-Month
1.80"
(45.72mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1949 1926
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2013
Mar–Apr 1962
2-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1991
Feb–Apr 1962
3-Month
5.48"
(139.19mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1951
Ties: 1903
Jan–Apr 1962
4-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1951
Dec 1961–Apr 1962
5-Month
7.61"
(193.29mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1973
Nov 1961–Apr 1962
6-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Ties: 1946
Oct 1961–Apr 1962
7-Month
13.58"
(344.93mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1973
Sep 1961–Apr 1962
8-Month
20.84"
(529.34mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Aug 1961–Apr 1962
9-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1961–Apr 1962
10-Month
29.42"
(747.27mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jun 1961–Apr 1962
11-Month
32.80"
(833.12mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
4.71"
(119.63mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
May 1961–Apr 1962
12-Month
35.20"
(894.08mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Nov 1960–Apr 1962
18-Month
44.95"
(1,141.73mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1994
May 1960–Apr 1962
24-Month
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2017
May 1959–Apr 1962
36-Month
107.04"
(2,718.82mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
10.70"
(271.78mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1961 1958
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2011
May 1958–Apr 1962
48-Month
136.55"
(3,468.37mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1961 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
May 1957–Apr 1962
60-Month
166.74"
(4,235.20mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1961 1958
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/