Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 1994

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1994
1-Month
2.05"
(52.07mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2013
Apr–May 1994
2-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
-2.53"
(-64.27mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2013
Mar–May 1994
3-Month
4.66"
(118.36mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2013
Feb–May 1994
4-Month
5.84"
(148.34mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-4.12"
(-104.64mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2013
Jan–May 1994
5-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2013
Dec 1993–May 1994
6-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-4.38"
(-111.26mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2013
Nov 1993–May 1994
7-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
-5.03"
(-127.76mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2013
Oct 1993–May 1994
8-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
-6.04"
(-153.42mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Sep 1993–May 1994
9-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-6.04"
(-153.42mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Aug 1993–May 1994
10-Month
22.00"
(558.80mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jul 1993–May 1994
11-Month
32.45"
(824.23mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
4.91"
(124.71mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jun 1993–May 1994
12-Month
40.45"
(1,027.43mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
8.31"
(211.07mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Dec 1992–May 1994
18-Month
56.56"
(1,436.62mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
12.36"
(313.94mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Jun 1992–May 1994
24-Month
81.14"
(2,060.96mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1993 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Jun 1991–May 1994
36-Month
112.45"
(2,856.23mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1992 1958
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2011
Jun 1990–May 1994
48-Month
153.80"
(3,906.52mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1993 1957
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1989–May 1994
60-Month
185.31"
(4,706.87mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
24.99"
(634.74mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1993 1958
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/