Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1982
1-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1949
Dec 1981–Jan 1982
2-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1981 2003
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2016
Ties: 1929
Nov 1981–Jan 1982
3-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1981 2003
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1932
Oct 1981–Jan 1982
4-Month
7.47"
(189.74mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1932
Sep 1981–Jan 1982
5-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1932
Aug 1981–Jan 1982
6-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
1.52"
(38.60mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1981–Jan 1982
7-Month
20.13"
(511.30mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1981–Jan 1982
8-Month
25.56"
(649.22mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1981–Jan 1982
9-Month
28.10"
(713.74mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1994
Apr 1981–Jan 1982
10-Month
31.51"
(800.35mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1994
Mar 1981–Jan 1982
11-Month
32.26"
(819.40mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
1.12"
(28.44mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1994
Feb 1981–Jan 1982
12-Month
33.67"
(855.22mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1994
Aug 1980–Jan 1982
18-Month
48.20"
(1,224.28mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Feb 1980–Jan 1982
24-Month
61.56"
(1,563.62mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1978 1990
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2020
Feb 1979–Jan 1982
36-Month
95.55"
(2,426.97mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2011
Feb 1978–Jan 1982
48-Month
130.76"
(3,321.30mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1959
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2011
Feb 1977–Jan 1982
60-Month
167.44"
(4,252.98mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/