Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1986
1-Month
0.81"
(20.57mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2015
Nov–Dec 1986
2-Month
1.96"
(49.78mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2015
Oct–Dec 1986
3-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1981 1910
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1931
Sep–Dec 1986
4-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1985 1939, 1976
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1931
Aug–Dec 1986
5-Month
16.44"
(417.58mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1985 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2018
Jul–Dec 1986
6-Month
21.49"
(545.85mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1985 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2018
Jun–Dec 1986
7-Month
26.14"
(663.96mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1985 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2018
May–Dec 1986
8-Month
31.76"
(806.70mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
6.56"
(166.62mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1985 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Apr–Dec 1986
9-Month
36.33"
(922.78mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1910
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Mar–Dec 1986
10-Month
38.44"
(976.38mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1985 1910
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Feb–Dec 1986
11-Month
39.68"
(1,007.87mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1985 1910
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Jan–Dec 1986
12-Month
39.90"
(1,013.46mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
7.81"
(198.37mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1985 1910
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Jul 1985–Dec 1986
18-Month
58.57"
(1,487.68mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
9.88"
(250.95mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1993
Jan 1985–Dec 1986
24-Month
71.05"
(1,804.67mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
6.81"
(172.97mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1985 1989
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2008
Jan 1984–Dec 1986
36-Month
107.97"
(2,742.44mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
11.61"
(294.90mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Jan 1983–Dec 1986
48-Month
144.49"
(3,670.05mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1983 1958
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2010
Jan 1982–Dec 1986
60-Month
185.93"
(4,722.62mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
25.57"
(649.48mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/