Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, August 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1986
1-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1985 1984
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2007
Jul–Aug 1986
2-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1985 1947
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Ties: 2006
Jun–Aug 1986
3-Month
13.62"
(345.95mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1985 1927
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
May–Aug 1986
4-Month
19.24"
(488.70mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
2.86"
(72.65mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Apr–Aug 1986
5-Month
23.81"
(604.77mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
4.49"
(114.04mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Mar–Aug 1986
6-Month
25.92"
(658.37mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Feb–Aug 1986
7-Month
27.16"
(689.86mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
4.87"
(123.69mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1985 1988
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Jan–Aug 1986
8-Month
27.38"
(695.45mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1985 1988
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Dec 1985–Aug 1986
9-Month
28.65"
(727.71mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1988
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Nov 1985–Aug 1986
10-Month
30.89"
(784.61mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
4.78"
(121.42mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
Oct 1985–Aug 1986
11-Month
34.05"
(864.87mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
Sep 1985–Aug 1986
12-Month
39.36"
(999.74mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
7.24"
(183.89mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Mar 1985–Aug 1986
18-Month
56.77"
(1,441.96mm)
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1985 1911
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
Sep 1984–Aug 1986
24-Month
69.99"
(1,777.75mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
5.71"
(145.04mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
Sep 1983–Aug 1986
36-Month
108.71"
(2,761.23mm)
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
12.32"
(312.92mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Sep 1982–Aug 1986
48-Month
145.04"
(3,684.02mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Sep 1981–Aug 1986
60-Month
181.69"
(4,614.93mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
21.32"
(541.53mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/