Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1976
1-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2013
Ties: 1895
Apr–May 1976
2-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2013
Mar–May 1976
3-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2013
Feb–May 1976
4-Month
12.68"
(322.07mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2013
Jan–May 1976
5-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
1.97"
(50.03mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2013
Dec 1975–May 1976
6-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2013
Nov 1975–May 1976
7-Month
17.14"
(435.36mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
3.36"
(85.35mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2013
Oct 1975–May 1976
8-Month
17.45"
(443.23mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Sep 1975–May 1976
9-Month
19.59"
(497.59mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Aug 1975–May 1976
10-Month
24.71"
(627.63mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Jul 1975–May 1976
11-Month
25.67"
(652.02mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1975–May 1976
12-Month
31.05"
(788.67mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Dec 1974–May 1976
18-Month
44.10"
(1,120.14mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1974–May 1976
24-Month
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-2.53"
(-64.27mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Jun 1973–May 1976
36-Month
100.18"
(2,544.57mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Jun 1972–May 1976
48-Month
144.29"
(3,664.97mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
15.98"
(405.90mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1975 1957
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Jun 1971–May 1976
60-Month
175.08"
(4,447.03mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
14.76"
(374.90mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/