Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1996
1-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2015
Ties: 1928
Nov–Dec 1996
2-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2015
Oct–Dec 1996
3-Month
6.26"
(159.00mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1995 1910
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1931
Sep–Dec 1996
4-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1995 1939, 1976
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1931
Aug–Dec 1996
5-Month
12.93"
(328.42mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2018
Jul–Dec 1996
6-Month
16.13"
(409.70mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2018
Jun–Dec 1996
7-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2018
May–Dec 1996
8-Month
28.54"
(724.92mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Apr–Dec 1996
9-Month
30.17"
(766.32mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1995 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Mar–Dec 1996
10-Month
31.55"
(801.37mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1995 1910
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Feb–Dec 1996
11-Month
31.82"
(808.23mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1995 1910
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Jan–Dec 1996
12-Month
33.66"
(854.96mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1995 1910
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Jul 1995–Dec 1996
18-Month
47.70"
(1,211.58mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Jan 1995–Dec 1996
24-Month
65.92"
(1,674.37mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1989
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2008
Jan 1994–Dec 1996
36-Month
95.47"
(2,424.94mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2010
Jan 1993–Dec 1996
48-Month
143.35"
(3,641.09mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
14.98"
(380.49mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1992 1958
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2010
Jan 1992–Dec 1996
60-Month
179.56"
(4,560.82mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
19.20"
(487.68mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/