Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1993

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1993
1-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1992 1981
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1949
Dec 1992–Jan 1993
2-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1992 2003
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2016
Nov 1992–Jan 1993
3-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1992 2003
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Oct 1992–Jan 1993
4-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1991 1911
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1932
Sep 1992–Jan 1993
5-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1992 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1932
Ties: 1927
Aug 1992–Jan 1993
6-Month
17.10"
(434.34mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1992 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jul 1992–Jan 1993
7-Month
25.65"
(651.51mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1992–Jan 1993
8-Month
27.54"
(699.52mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
5.36"
(136.15mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1992 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
May 1992–Jan 1993
9-Month
29.29"
(743.97mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1994
Apr 1992–Jan 1993
10-Month
32.89"
(835.41mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1990 1911
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1994
Mar 1992–Jan 1993
11-Month
35.10"
(891.54mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1911
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1994
Feb 1992–Jan 1993
12-Month
36.39"
(924.31mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1990 1911
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1994
Aug 1991–Jan 1993
18-Month
52.39"
(1,330.71mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
6.53"
(165.87mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1992 1957
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Feb 1991–Jan 1993
24-Month
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1991 1990
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2020
Feb 1990–Jan 1993
36-Month
113.16"
(2,874.26mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
16.87"
(428.49mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1992 1958
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Feb 1989–Jan 1993
48-Month
137.81"
(3,500.37mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
9.54"
(242.31mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1992 1959
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Feb 1988–Jan 1993
60-Month
159.45"
(4,050.03mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1992 1957
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011

Citing This Page

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