Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, July 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1985
1-Month
2.81"
(71.37mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
Ties: 1960
Jun–Jul 1985
2-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
8.49"
(215.65mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
May–Jul 1985
3-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1936 1988
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
Apr–Jul 1985
4-Month
10.91"
(277.11mm)
15.48"
(393.19mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
Mar–Jul 1985
5-Month
13.53"
(343.66mm)
17.43"
(442.72mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
Feb–Jul 1985
6-Month
14.65"
(372.11mm)
18.45"
(468.63mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1980 1988
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
Jan–Jul 1985
7-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
19.43"
(493.52mm)
-4.14"
(-105.15mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1980 1988
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
Dec 1984–Jul 1985
8-Month
17.39"
(441.71mm)
20.53"
(521.46mm)
-3.14"
(-79.75mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1980 1988
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
Nov 1984–Jul 1985
9-Month
19.43"
(493.52mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
Ties: 1968
Oct 1984–Jul 1985
10-Month
24.68"
(626.87mm)
24.58"
(624.33mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
Sep 1984–Jul 1985
11-Month
26.75"
(679.45mm)
28.28"
(718.31mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
Aug 1984–Jul 1985
12-Month
27.74"
(704.60mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2008
Ties: 1926
Feb 1984–Jul 1985
18-Month
51.70"
(1,313.18mm)
50.60"
(1,285.24mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2008
Aug 1983–Jul 1985
24-Month
67.90"
(1,724.66mm)
64.31"
(1,633.47mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2008
Aug 1982–Jul 1985
36-Month
106.30"
(2,700.02mm)
96.40"
(2,448.56mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Aug 1981–Jul 1985
48-Month
143.60"
(3,647.44mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
15.22"
(386.59mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Aug 1980–Jul 1985
60-Month
176.59"
(4,485.39mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/