Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1987
1-Month
1.92"
(48.77mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1926
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2013
Mar–Apr 1987
2-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1985 1910
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1991
Ties: 1952
Feb–Apr 1987
3-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1951
Jan–Apr 1987
4-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1951
Ties: 1981
Dec 1986–Apr 1987
5-Month
6.48"
(164.59mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1973
Nov 1986–Apr 1987
6-Month
7.63"
(193.80mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1955
Oct 1986–Apr 1987
7-Month
11.40"
(289.56mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1973
Sep 1986–Apr 1987
8-Month
18.19"
(462.03mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Aug 1986–Apr 1987
9-Month
22.11"
(561.59mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jul 1986–Apr 1987
10-Month
27.16"
(689.86mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
3.67"
(93.21mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1986–Apr 1987
11-Month
31.81"
(807.97mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
3.72"
(94.48mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
May 1986–Apr 1987
12-Month
37.43"
(950.72mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
5.29"
(134.36mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Nov 1985–Apr 1987
18-Month
49.08"
(1,246.63mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1994
May 1985–Apr 1987
24-Month
70.00"
(1,778.00mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
5.71"
(145.03mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2017
May 1984–Apr 1987
36-Month
104.60"
(2,656.84mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
8.26"
(209.80mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1982 1958
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
May 1983–Apr 1987
48-Month
142.07"
(3,608.58mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
13.77"
(349.76mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
May 1982–Apr 1987
60-Month
184.27"
(4,680.46mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
23.98"
(609.09mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1986 1958
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/