Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 2000

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2000
1-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1996 1926
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2013
Mar–Apr 2000
2-Month
3.03"
(76.96mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1996 1910
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1991
Feb–Apr 2000
3-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1910
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1951
Jan–Apr 2000
4-Month
5.13"
(130.30mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1951
Dec 1999–Apr 2000
5-Month
5.84"
(148.34mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1973
Nov 1999–Apr 2000
6-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
-2.88"
(-73.16mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1994 1956
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2016
Oct 1999–Apr 2000
7-Month
7.63"
(193.80mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1973
Sep 1999–Apr 2000
8-Month
9.47"
(240.54mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
-6.28"
(-159.51mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Aug 1999–Apr 2000
9-Month
12.58"
(319.53mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
-7.03"
(-178.56mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jul 1999–Apr 2000
10-Month
17.79"
(451.87mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
-5.70"
(-144.78mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jun 1999–Apr 2000
11-Month
23.08"
(586.23mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
-5.01"
(-127.26mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
May 1999–Apr 2000
12-Month
27.97"
(710.44mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-4.17"
(-105.92mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Nov 1998–Apr 2000
18-Month
39.44"
(1,001.78mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1994
May 1998–Apr 2000
24-Month
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
2.42"
(61.46mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2017
May 1997–Apr 2000
36-Month
99.60"
(2,529.84mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1998 1958
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
May 1996–Apr 2000
48-Month
134.73"
(3,422.14mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1998 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
May 1995–Apr 2000
60-Month
163.50"
(4,152.90mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1992 1958
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/