Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1980
1-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2015
Ties: 1949
Nov–Dec 1980
2-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Oct–Dec 1980
3-Month
3.48"
(88.39mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1931
Sep–Dec 1980
4-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1976 1939, 1976
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1931
Aug–Dec 1980
5-Month
14.43"
(366.52mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jul–Dec 1980
6-Month
16.99"
(431.55mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jun–Dec 1980
7-Month
21.76"
(552.70mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
May–Dec 1980
8-Month
24.59"
(624.59mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Apr–Dec 1980
9-Month
26.03"
(661.16mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Mar–Dec 1980
10-Month
27.05"
(687.07mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Feb–Dec 1980
11-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Jan–Dec 1980
12-Month
29.09"
(738.89mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Jul 1979–Dec 1980
18-Month
47.45"
(1,205.23mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Ties: 1922
Jan 1979–Dec 1980
24-Month
63.44"
(1,611.38mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1977 1989
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2008
Jan 1978–Dec 1980
36-Month
97.58"
(2,478.53mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Jan 1977–Dec 1980
48-Month
134.17"
(3,407.92mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1958
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Jan 1976–Dec 1980
60-Month
157.77"
(4,007.36mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 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/