Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1992

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1992
1-Month
1.00"
(25.40mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1991 1981
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1949
Dec 1991–Jan 1992
2-Month
2.48"
(62.99mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1991 2003
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2016
Ties: 2013
Nov 1991–Jan 1992
3-Month
6.84"
(173.74mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1991 2003
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1932
Oct 1991–Jan 1992
4-Month
9.76"
(247.90mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1991 1911
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1932
Sep 1991–Jan 1992
5-Month
12.55"
(318.77mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1932
Aug 1991–Jan 1992
6-Month
16.00"
(406.40mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jul 1991–Jan 1992
7-Month
18.32"
(465.33mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jun 1991–Jan 1992
8-Month
22.46"
(570.48mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
May 1991–Jan 1992
9-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1994
Apr 1991–Jan 1992
10-Month
33.48"
(850.39mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1990 1911
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1994
Mar 1991–Jan 1992
11-Month
37.67"
(956.82mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1990 1911
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1994
Feb 1991–Jan 1992
12-Month
37.97"
(964.44mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1911
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1994
Aug 1990–Jan 1992
18-Month
49.48"
(1,256.79mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2020
Feb 1990–Jan 1992
24-Month
76.77"
(1,949.96mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
12.49"
(317.25mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1991 1990
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Feb 1989–Jan 1992
36-Month
101.42"
(2,576.07mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1991 1958
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Feb 1988–Jan 1992
48-Month
123.06"
(3,125.72mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-5.21"
(-132.34mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1991 1959
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011
Feb 1987–Jan 1992
60-Month
156.35"
(3,971.29mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/