Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 1993

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1993
1-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1992 1926
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2013
Mar–Apr 1993
2-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1992 1910
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Feb–Apr 1993
3-Month
7.55"
(191.77mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1992 1910
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1951
Ties: 1954
Jan–Apr 1993
4-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1951
Dec 1992–Apr 1993
5-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
2.52"
(64.00mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1973
Nov 1992–Apr 1993
6-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Oct 1992–Apr 1993
7-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1991 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1973
Ties: 1919
Sep 1992–Apr 1993
8-Month
22.10"
(561.34mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1992–Apr 1993
9-Month
24.65"
(626.11mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
5.04"
(128.02mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1992–Apr 1993
10-Month
33.20"
(843.28mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1992–Apr 1993
11-Month
35.09"
(891.29mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
May 1992–Apr 1993
12-Month
36.84"
(935.74mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Nov 1991–Apr 1993
18-Month
50.78"
(1,289.81mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1994
May 1991–Apr 1993
24-Month
71.59"
(1,818.39mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1991 1957
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2017
May 1990–Apr 1993
36-Month
113.48"
(2,882.39mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
17.14"
(435.35mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1992 1958
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
May 1989–Apr 1993
48-Month
141.83"
(3,602.48mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1992 1957
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
May 1988–Apr 1993
60-Month
163.83"
(4,161.28mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
3.54"
(89.91mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1958
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/