Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1982
1-Month
3.40"
(86.36mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Nov–Dec 1982
2-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1976
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2015
Oct–Dec 1982
3-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1910
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1931
Sep–Dec 1982
4-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1981 1939, 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1931
Aug–Dec 1982
5-Month
17.57"
(446.28mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1981 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jul–Dec 1982
6-Month
23.78"
(604.01mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1981 1976
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2018
Jun–Dec 1982
7-Month
27.08"
(687.83mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1981 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2018
May–Dec 1982
8-Month
34.11"
(866.39mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
8.91"
(226.31mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1981 1976
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Apr–Dec 1982
9-Month
36.57"
(928.88mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
8.42"
(213.87mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1981 1910
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Mar–Dec 1982
10-Month
39.26"
(997.20mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1981 1910
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Feb–Dec 1982
11-Month
39.66"
(1,007.36mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
8.54"
(216.91mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1981 1910
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Jan–Dec 1982
12-Month
41.44"
(1,052.58mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1981 1910
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Jul 1981–Dec 1982
18-Month
59.79"
(1,518.67mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
11.10"
(281.94mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Jan 1981–Dec 1982
24-Month
73.43"
(1,865.12mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
9.19"
(233.42mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1981 1989
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Jan 1980–Dec 1982
36-Month
102.52"
(2,604.01mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
6.16"
(156.47mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Jan 1979–Dec 1982
48-Month
136.87"
(3,476.50mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
8.50"
(215.90mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1958
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Jan 1978–Dec 1982
60-Month
171.01"
(4,343.65mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
10.65"
(270.51mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
29th 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 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/