Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 1965

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1965
1-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2013
Ties: 1984
Apr–May 1965
2-Month
9.36"
(237.74mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
2.37"
(60.19mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2013
Mar–May 1965
3-Month
12.17"
(309.12mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2013
Feb–May 1965
4-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2013
Jan–May 1965
5-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2013
Dec 1964–May 1965
6-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
3.74"
(94.99mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Nov 1964–May 1965
7-Month
16.98"
(431.29mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Oct 1964–May 1965
8-Month
17.26"
(438.40mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Sep 1964–May 1965
9-Month
21.82"
(554.23mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 2011
Aug 1964–May 1965
10-Month
25.67"
(652.02mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jul 1964–May 1965
11-Month
29.71"
(754.63mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
2.17"
(55.11mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1964–May 1965
12-Month
34.75"
(882.65mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Dec 1963–May 1965
18-Month
46.58"
(1,183.13mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1963–May 1965
24-Month
63.45"
(1,611.63mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2011
Jun 1962–May 1965
36-Month
92.61"
(2,352.29mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1958
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2011
Jun 1961–May 1965
48-Month
130.96"
(3,326.38mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1964 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2011
Jun 1960–May 1965
60-Month
161.29"
(4,096.77mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1961 1958
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/