Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2002
1-Month
0.40"
(10.16mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1987 1981
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1949
Ties: 1964
Dec 2001–Jan 2002
2-Month
1.23"
(31.24mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1987 2003
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2016
Nov 2001–Jan 2002
3-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2000 2003
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1932
Oct 2001–Jan 2002
4-Month
5.24"
(133.10mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1911
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1932
Ties: 1931
Sep 2001–Jan 2002
5-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1932
Ties: 1952
Aug 2001–Jan 2002
6-Month
12.28"
(311.91mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jul 2001–Jan 2002
7-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2001–Jan 2002
8-Month
19.47"
(494.54mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-2.71"
(-68.83mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 2001–Jan 2002
9-Month
26.51"
(673.35mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1994
Apr 2001–Jan 2002
10-Month
30.11"
(764.79mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2001 1911
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1994
Mar 2001–Jan 2002
11-Month
31.41"
(797.81mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
0.27"
(6.85mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2001 1911
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1994
Feb 2001–Jan 2002
12-Month
33.57"
(852.68mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2001 1911
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1994
Aug 2000–Jan 2002
18-Month
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
-0.52"
(-13.20mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2001 1957
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1994
Feb 2000–Jan 2002
24-Month
63.99"
(1,625.35mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2001 1990
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2009
Feb 1999–Jan 2002
36-Month
95.71"
(2,431.03mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1998 1958
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Feb 1998–Jan 2002
48-Month
135.52"
(3,442.21mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2001 1959
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Feb 1997–Jan 2002
60-Month
164.82"
(4,186.43mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2001 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/