Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1962
1-Month
0.38"
(9.65mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1958 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2015
Nov–Dec 1962
2-Month
0.94"
(23.88mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2015
Oct–Dec 1962
3-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1960 1910
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1931
Ties: 1960
Sep–Dec 1962
4-Month
5.92"
(150.37mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1958 1939, 1976
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1931
Aug–Dec 1962
5-Month
10.10"
(256.54mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Jul–Dec 1962
6-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Jun–Dec 1962
7-Month
19.38"
(492.25mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
May–Dec 1962
8-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993
Apr–Dec 1962
9-Month
26.73"
(678.94mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993
Mar–Dec 1962
10-Month
28.37"
(720.60mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993
Feb–Dec 1962
11-Month
30.41"
(772.41mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993
Jan–Dec 1962
12-Month
31.05"
(788.67mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993
Jul 1961–Dec 1962
18-Month
54.35"
(1,380.49mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
5.66"
(143.76mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1993
Jan 1961–Dec 1962
24-Month
68.31"
(1,735.07mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
4.07"
(103.37mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1959 1989
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2008
Jan 1960–Dec 1962
36-Month
102.12"
(2,593.85mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
5.76"
(146.31mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2010
Jan 1959–Dec 1962
48-Month
140.12"
(3,559.05mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1961 1958
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Jan 1958–Dec 1962
60-Month
165.45"
(4,202.43mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/