Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, November 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1988
1-Month
2.61"
(66.29mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1976
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1931
Oct–Nov 1988
2-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1931
Sep–Nov 1988
3-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
7.71"
(195.83mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1987 1953
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1931
Aug–Nov 1988
4-Month
11.00"
(279.40mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Jul–Nov 1988
5-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
15.41"
(391.41mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Jun–Nov 1988
6-Month
14.98"
(380.49mm)
20.04"
(509.02mm)
-5.06"
(-128.53mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
May–Nov 1988
7-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
24.09"
(611.89mm)
-7.34"
(-186.44mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Apr–Nov 1988
8-Month
18.66"
(473.96mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-8.37"
(-212.60mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Mar–Nov 1988
9-Month
19.45"
(494.03mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
-9.54"
(-242.32mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Feb–Nov 1988
10-Month
19.92"
(505.97mm)
30.00"
(762.00mm)
-10.08"
(-256.03mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Jan–Nov 1988
11-Month
20.68"
(525.27mm)
30.98"
(786.89mm)
-10.30"
(-261.62mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Dec 1987–Nov 1988
12-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
32.08"
(814.83mm)
-9.60"
(-243.84mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Jun 1987–Nov 1988
18-Month
43.89"
(1,114.81mm)
52.18"
(1,325.37mm)
-8.29"
(-210.56mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Dec 1986–Nov 1988
24-Month
54.34"
(1,380.24mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-9.90"
(-251.46mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2008
Ties: 1940
Dec 1985–Nov 1988
36-Month
94.70"
(2,405.38mm)
96.35"
(2,447.29mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Dec 1984–Nov 1988
48-Month
126.68"
(3,217.67mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Dec 1983–Nov 1988
60-Month
162.61"
(4,130.29mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/