Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 1992

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1992
1-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2013
Apr–May 1992
2-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2013
Mar–May 1992
3-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2013
Feb–May 1992
4-Month
8.85"
(224.79mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2013
Jan–May 1992
5-Month
9.85"
(250.19mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2013
Dec 1991–May 1992
6-Month
11.33"
(287.78mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2013
Nov 1991–May 1992
7-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2013
Oct 1991–May 1992
8-Month
18.61"
(472.69mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Sep 1991–May 1992
9-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Aug 1991–May 1992
10-Month
24.85"
(631.19mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Jul 1991–May 1992
11-Month
27.17"
(690.12mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Jun 1991–May 1992
12-Month
31.31"
(795.27mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Dec 1990–May 1992
18-Month
49.09"
(1,246.89mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Jun 1990–May 1992
24-Month
72.66"
(1,845.56mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
8.37"
(212.59mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2011
Jun 1989–May 1992
36-Month
104.17"
(2,645.92mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
7.84"
(199.14mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1991 1958
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jun 1988–May 1992
48-Month
126.97"
(3,225.04mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1991 1957
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Jun 1987–May 1992
60-Month
155.88"
(3,959.35mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1990 1958
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/