Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, August 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1988
1-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1986 1984
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2007
Jul–Aug 1988
2-Month
6.39"
(162.31mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1984 1947
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Jun–Aug 1988
3-Month
8.11"
(205.99mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1927
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
May–Aug 1988
4-Month
9.88"
(250.95mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
-6.50"
(-165.10mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Apr–Aug 1988
5-Month
11.79"
(299.47mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
-7.53"
(-191.26mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Mar–Aug 1988
6-Month
12.58"
(319.53mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-8.70"
(-220.98mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Feb–Aug 1988
7-Month
13.05"
(331.47mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
-9.24"
(-234.70mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1988
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Jan–Aug 1988
8-Month
13.81"
(350.77mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-9.46"
(-240.29mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1988
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Dec 1987–Aug 1988
9-Month
15.61"
(396.49mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
-8.76"
(-222.51mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1988
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Nov 1987–Aug 1988
10-Month
18.25"
(463.55mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
-7.86"
(-199.64mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Oct 1987–Aug 1988
11-Month
19.03"
(483.36mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
-9.39"
(-238.51mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Sep 1987–Aug 1988
12-Month
21.61"
(548.89mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
-10.51"
(-266.96mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Mar 1987–Aug 1988
18-Month
46.08"
(1,170.43mm)
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
-7.35"
(-186.69mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Sep 1986–Aug 1988
24-Month
59.18"
(1,503.17mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Sep 1985–Aug 1988
36-Month
98.54"
(2,502.92mm)
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Sep 1984–Aug 1988
48-Month
129.17"
(3,280.92mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Sep 1983–Aug 1988
60-Month
167.89"
(4,264.41mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/