Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, July 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1998
1-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1993
Jun–Jul 1998
2-Month
11.07"
(281.18mm)
8.49"
(215.65mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
May–Jul 1998
3-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1997 1988
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1993
Apr–Jul 1998
4-Month
19.31"
(490.47mm)
15.48"
(393.19mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Mar–Jul 1998
5-Month
22.96"
(583.18mm)
17.43"
(442.72mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Feb–Jul 1998
6-Month
24.59"
(624.59mm)
18.45"
(468.63mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1988
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Jan–Jul 1998
7-Month
25.64"
(651.26mm)
19.43"
(493.52mm)
6.21"
(157.74mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1988
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Dec 1997–Jul 1998
8-Month
26.64"
(676.66mm)
20.53"
(521.46mm)
6.11"
(155.20mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1988
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Nov 1997–Jul 1998
9-Month
27.66"
(702.56mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
5.39"
(136.90mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Oct 1997–Jul 1998
10-Month
31.03"
(788.16mm)
24.58"
(624.33mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Sep 1997–Jul 1998
11-Month
34.14"
(867.16mm)
28.28"
(718.31mm)
5.86"
(148.85mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1988
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Aug 1997–Jul 1998
12-Month
36.90"
(937.26mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2008
Feb 1997–Jul 1998
18-Month
53.89"
(1,368.81mm)
50.60"
(1,285.24mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1911
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2008
Aug 1996–Jul 1998
24-Month
67.78"
(1,721.61mm)
64.31"
(1,633.47mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2008
Aug 1995–Jul 1998
36-Month
99.09"
(2,516.89mm)
96.40"
(2,448.56mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2010
Aug 1994–Jul 1998
48-Month
133.30"
(3,385.82mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2010
Aug 1993–Jul 1998
60-Month
165.42"
(4,201.67mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1992 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/