Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1983
1-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1982 1926
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2013
Mar–Apr 1983
2-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1982 1910
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1991
Feb–Apr 1983
3-Month
7.39"
(187.71mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1982 1910
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1951
Jan–Apr 1983
4-Month
8.09"
(205.49mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1951
Dec 1982–Apr 1983
5-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Nov 1982–Apr 1983
6-Month
14.42"
(366.27mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Oct 1982–Apr 1983
7-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Sep 1982–Apr 1983
8-Month
21.16"
(537.46mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
5.41"
(137.41mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1982–Apr 1983
9-Month
25.66"
(651.76mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1982–Apr 1983
10-Month
31.87"
(809.50mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
8.38"
(212.85mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1982–Apr 1983
11-Month
35.17"
(893.32mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1982–Apr 1983
12-Month
42.20"
(1,071.88mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
10.06"
(255.52mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Nov 1981–Apr 1983
18-Month
52.68"
(1,338.07mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1994
May 1981–Apr 1983
24-Month
75.85"
(1,926.59mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
11.56"
(293.62mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2017
May 1980–Apr 1983
36-Month
106.11"
(2,695.19mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
9.77"
(248.15mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1958
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
May 1979–Apr 1983
48-Month
135.99"
(3,454.15mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
May 1978–Apr 1983
60-Month
172.38"
(4,378.45mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
12.09"
(307.08mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1982 1958
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/