Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1994

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1994
1-Month
1.06"
(26.92mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1981
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1949
Dec 1993–Jan 1994
2-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1990 2003
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2016
Nov 1993–Jan 1994
3-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1990 2003
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1932
Ties: 1954
Oct 1993–Jan 1994
4-Month
4.22"
(107.19mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1911
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1932
Sep 1993–Jan 1994
5-Month
7.91"
(200.91mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1932
Aug 1993–Jan 1994
6-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
2.47"
(62.73mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1992 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jul 1993–Jan 1994
7-Month
26.61"
(675.89mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
9.04"
(229.61mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1993–Jan 1994
8-Month
34.61"
(879.09mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1993–Jan 1994
9-Month
40.21"
(1,021.33mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
13.99"
(355.34mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1993 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Apr 1993–Jan 1994
10-Month
43.86"
(1,114.04mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
14.69"
(373.12mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1993 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Mar 1993–Jan 1994
11-Month
46.61"
(1,183.89mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
15.47"
(392.93mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1993 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Feb 1993–Jan 1994
12-Month
47.76"
(1,213.10mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
15.61"
(396.49mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1993 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Aug 1992–Jan 1994
18-Month
64.86"
(1,647.44mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
19.00"
(482.60mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Feb 1992–Jan 1994
24-Month
84.15"
(2,137.41mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1990
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Feb 1991–Jan 1994
36-Month
122.12"
(3,101.85mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
25.83"
(656.08mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1993 1958
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb 1990–Jan 1994
48-Month
160.92"
(4,087.37mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
32.65"
(829.31mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1993 1959
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb 1989–Jan 1994
60-Month
185.57"
(4,713.48mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1993 1957
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/