Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1983
1-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1949
Ties: 1958
Dec 1982–Jan 1983
2-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 2003
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
Nov 1982–Jan 1983
3-Month
7.03"
(178.56mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 2003
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1932
Oct 1982–Jan 1983
4-Month
10.36"
(263.14mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1911
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Sep 1982–Jan 1983
5-Month
13.77"
(349.76mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1932
Ties: 1984
Aug 1982–Jan 1983
6-Month
18.27"
(464.06mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1982–Jan 1983
7-Month
24.48"
(621.79mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jun 1982–Jan 1983
8-Month
27.78"
(705.61mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1982–Jan 1983
9-Month
34.81"
(884.17mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
8.59"
(218.18mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1994
Apr 1982–Jan 1983
10-Month
37.27"
(946.66mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 1911
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1994
Mar 1982–Jan 1983
11-Month
39.96"
(1,014.98mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
8.82"
(224.02mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1911
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1994
Feb 1982–Jan 1983
12-Month
40.36"
(1,025.14mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1982 1911
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1994
Aug 1981–Jan 1983
18-Month
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
9.71"
(246.64mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Feb 1981–Jan 1983
24-Month
74.03"
(1,880.36mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
9.75"
(247.65mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1982 1990
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Feb 1980–Jan 1983
36-Month
101.92"
(2,588.77mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1982 1958
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Feb 1979–Jan 1983
48-Month
135.91"
(3,452.11mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
7.64"
(194.05mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1959
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Feb 1978–Jan 1983
60-Month
171.12"
(4,346.45mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/