Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1968
1-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2015
Nov–Dec 1968
2-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1918, 1942
Oct–Dec 1968
3-Month
6.74"
(171.20mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
1.58"
(40.14mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1967 1910
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1931
Sep–Dec 1968
4-Month
11.40"
(289.56mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1939, 1976
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1931
Aug–Dec 1968
5-Month
14.95"
(379.73mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2018
Jul–Dec 1968
6-Month
19.28"
(489.71mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2018
Jun–Dec 1968
7-Month
24.00"
(609.60mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2018
May–Dec 1968
8-Month
26.69"
(677.93mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Apr–Dec 1968
9-Month
31.08"
(789.43mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1967 1910
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Mar–Dec 1968
10-Month
32.00"
(812.80mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1967 1910
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Feb–Dec 1968
11-Month
32.18"
(817.37mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1967 1910
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Jan–Dec 1968
12-Month
32.80"
(833.12mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1967 1910
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Jul 1967–Dec 1968
18-Month
44.94"
(1,141.48mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1993
Jan 1967–Dec 1968
24-Month
62.93"
(1,598.42mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1967 1989
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Jan 1966–Dec 1968
36-Month
88.25"
(2,241.55mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-8.11"
(-205.99mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2010
Jan 1965–Dec 1968
48-Month
128.50"
(3,263.90mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1967 1958
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2010
Jan 1964–Dec 1968
60-Month
159.75"
(4,057.65mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/