Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1976
1-Month
0.31"
(7.87mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1958 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2015
Nov–Dec 1976
2-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2015
Oct–Dec 1976
3-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-3.22"
(-81.78mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1931
Sep–Dec 1976
4-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1939 1939, 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1939
Aug–Dec 1976
5-Month
4.89"
(124.21mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-7.78"
(-197.61mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Jul–Dec 1976
6-Month
7.44"
(188.98mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-9.08"
(-230.63mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Jun–Dec 1976
7-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-10.46"
(-265.68mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
May–Dec 1976
8-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-11.31"
(-287.27mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Apr–Dec 1976
9-Month
18.48"
(469.39mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-9.67"
(-245.62mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Mar–Dec 1976
10-Month
21.89"
(556.01mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-8.21"
(-208.53mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Feb–Dec 1976
11-Month
23.37"
(593.60mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-7.75"
(-196.85mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Jan–Dec 1976
12-Month
23.60"
(599.44mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-8.49"
(-215.65mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Jul 1975–Dec 1976
18-Month
36.36"
(923.54mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-12.33"
(-313.19mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Jan 1975–Dec 1976
24-Month
53.67"
(1,363.22mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-10.57"
(-268.48mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1956 1989
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan 1974–Dec 1976
36-Month
85.65"
(2,175.51mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-10.71"
(-272.03mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Jan 1973–Dec 1976
48-Month
128.57"
(3,265.68mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1958
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Jan 1972–Dec 1976
60-Month
165.62"
(4,206.75mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
5.26"
(133.61mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/