Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2003
1-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2015
Nov–Dec 2003
2-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2015
Oct–Dec 2003
3-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.58"
(14.74mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2002 1910
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1931
Sep–Dec 2003
4-Month
8.85"
(224.79mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2002 1939, 1976
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1931
Aug–Dec 2003
5-Month
9.88"
(250.95mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2018
Jul–Dec 2003
6-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2018
Jun–Dec 2003
7-Month
18.47"
(469.14mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2018
May–Dec 2003
8-Month
23.08"
(586.23mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Apr–Dec 2003
9-Month
26.33"
(668.78mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Mar–Dec 2003
10-Month
27.48"
(697.99mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Feb–Dec 2003
11-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Jan–Dec 2003
12-Month
28.69"
(728.73mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Jul 2002–Dec 2003
18-Month
44.49"
(1,130.05mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Jan 2002–Dec 2003
24-Month
58.17"
(1,477.52mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-6.07"
(-154.18mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1989
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2008
Jan 2001–Dec 2003
36-Month
92.76"
(2,356.10mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2010
Jan 2000–Dec 2003
48-Month
122.49"
(3,111.25mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-5.88"
(-149.35mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1958
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2010
Jan 1999–Dec 2003
60-Month
154.77"
(3,931.16mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-5.59"
(-141.98mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/