Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 1992

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1992
1-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1990 1926
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2013
Ties: 2001, 2009
Mar–Apr 1992
2-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Ties: 2012
Feb–Apr 1992
3-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1951
Ties: 1975
Jan–Apr 1992
4-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1951
Ties: 1937
Dec 1991–Apr 1992
5-Month
9.58"
(243.33mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1973
Nov 1991–Apr 1992
6-Month
13.94"
(354.08mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2016
Ties: 1976
Oct 1991–Apr 1992
7-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1991 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Sep 1991–Apr 1992
8-Month
19.65"
(499.11mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1991 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Aug 1991–Apr 1992
9-Month
23.10"
(586.74mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1991 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jul 1991–Apr 1992
10-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Jun 1991–Apr 1992
11-Month
29.56"
(750.82mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
1.47"
(37.33mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
May 1991–Apr 1992
12-Month
34.75"
(882.65mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Nov 1990–Apr 1992
18-Month
48.99"
(1,244.35mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
7.09"
(180.09mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1994
May 1990–Apr 1992
24-Month
76.64"
(1,946.66mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
12.35"
(313.69mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1991 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2017
May 1989–Apr 1992
36-Month
104.99"
(2,666.75mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1991 1958
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
May 1988–Apr 1992
48-Month
126.99"
(3,225.55mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1991 1957
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
May 1987–Apr 1992
60-Month
158.10"
(4,015.74mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1990 1958
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/