Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
0.24"
(6.10mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.87"
(-22.09mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
0.46"
(11.68mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
4.04"
(102.62mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1999 1910
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 1965
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1999 1939, 1976
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1931
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
11.56"
(293.62mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2000 1976
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2018
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
15.80"
(401.32mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2018
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
19.31"
(490.47mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2018
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
23.41"
(594.61mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
27.03"
(686.56mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2000 1910
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
28.19"
(716.03mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2000 1910
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
29.08"
(738.63mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2000 1910
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
29.48"
(748.79mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
44.48"
(1,129.79mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-4.21"
(-106.94mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
64.07"
(1,627.38mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2000 1989
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2008
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
93.80"
(2,382.52mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
126.08"
(3,202.43mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1997 1958
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
165.65"
(4,207.51mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
5.29"
(134.37mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/