Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1983
1-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2013
Apr–May 1983
2-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2013
Mar–May 1983
3-Month
10.84"
(275.34mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2013
Feb–May 1983
4-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2013
Jan–May 1983
5-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2013
Dec 1982–May 1983
6-Month
16.18"
(410.97mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
4.14"
(105.15mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2013
Nov 1982–May 1983
7-Month
19.11"
(485.39mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
5.33"
(135.38mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2013
Oct 1982–May 1983
8-Month
22.44"
(569.98mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
6.34"
(161.04mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Sep 1982–May 1983
9-Month
25.85"
(656.59mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Aug 1982–May 1983
10-Month
30.35"
(770.89mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1982–May 1983
11-Month
36.56"
(928.62mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
9.02"
(229.10mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1982–May 1983
12-Month
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
7.72"
(196.08mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 1981–May 1983
18-Month
55.32"
(1,405.13mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
11.12"
(282.45mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Jun 1981–May 1983
24-Month
78.00"
(1,981.20mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
13.71"
(348.23mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Jun 1980–May 1983
36-Month
107.97"
(2,742.44mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
11.64"
(295.66mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1982 1958
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Jun 1979–May 1983
48-Month
137.77"
(3,499.36mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
9.46"
(240.29mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Jun 1978–May 1983
60-Month
173.31"
(4,402.07mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
12.99"
(329.94mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1982 1958
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/