Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, November 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1987
1-Month
2.64"
(67.06mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1986 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1931
Oct–Nov 1987
2-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1931
Sep–Nov 1987
3-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
7.71"
(195.83mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1980 1953
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1931
Aug–Nov 1987
4-Month
13.66"
(346.96mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Ties: 1946
Jul–Nov 1987
5-Month
18.87"
(479.30mm)
15.41"
(391.41mm)
3.46"
(87.89mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1985 1976
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Jun–Nov 1987
6-Month
21.41"
(543.81mm)
20.04"
(509.02mm)
1.37"
(34.79mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1985 1976
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
May–Nov 1987
7-Month
25.38"
(644.65mm)
24.09"
(611.89mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1985 1976
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Apr–Nov 1987
8-Month
27.30"
(693.42mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1910
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Mar–Nov 1987
9-Month
30.47"
(773.94mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1985 1910
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Feb–Nov 1987
10-Month
30.73"
(780.54mm)
30.00"
(762.00mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1910
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Jan–Nov 1987
11-Month
31.05"
(788.67mm)
30.98"
(786.89mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1985 1910
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Ties: 1942
Dec 1986–Nov 1987
12-Month
31.86"
(809.24mm)
32.08"
(814.83mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Ties: 1918
Jun 1986–Nov 1987
18-Month
57.19"
(1,452.63mm)
52.18"
(1,325.37mm)
5.01"
(127.26mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Dec 1985–Nov 1987
24-Month
72.22"
(1,834.39mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Dec 1984–Nov 1987
36-Month
104.20"
(2,646.68mm)
96.35"
(2,447.29mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Dec 1983–Nov 1987
48-Month
140.13"
(3,559.30mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1983 1958
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Dec 1982–Nov 1987
60-Month
178.94"
(4,545.08mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
18.58"
(471.94mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/