Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 2000

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2000
1-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2013
Apr–May 2000
2-Month
5.63"
(143.00mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2013
Mar–May 2000
3-Month
6.63"
(168.40mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2013
Feb–May 2000
4-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2013
Jan–May 2000
5-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2013
Dec 1999–May 2000
6-Month
9.44"
(239.78mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2013
Nov 1999–May 2000
7-Month
10.46"
(265.68mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2013
Oct 1999–May 2000
8-Month
11.23"
(285.24mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
-4.87"
(-123.70mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Sep 1999–May 2000
9-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-6.72"
(-170.69mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Aug 1999–May 2000
10-Month
16.18"
(410.97mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
-7.47"
(-189.74mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jul 1999–May 2000
11-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jun 1999–May 2000
12-Month
26.68"
(677.67mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-5.46"
(-138.69mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Dec 1998–May 2000
18-Month
41.43"
(1,052.32mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jun 1998–May 2000
24-Month
66.01"
(1,676.65mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
1.72"
(43.68mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1998 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Jun 1997–May 2000
36-Month
99.17"
(2,518.92mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1998 1958
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Jun 1996–May 2000
48-Month
130.99"
(3,327.15mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
2.68"
(68.08mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1992 1957
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Jun 1995–May 2000
60-Month
161.22"
(4,094.99mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1992 1958
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/