Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2005
1-Month
1.31"
(33.27mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2004 1981
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1949
Ties: 1952
Dec 2004–Jan 2005
2-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2016
Nov 2004–Jan 2005
3-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1932
Oct 2004–Jan 2005
4-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2003 1911
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1932
Ties: 1995
Sep 2004–Jan 2005
5-Month
8.81"
(223.77mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1932
Aug 2004–Jan 2005
6-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jul 2004–Jan 2005
7-Month
17.70"
(449.58mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jun 2004–Jan 2005
8-Month
21.25"
(539.75mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 2004–Jan 2005
9-Month
28.99"
(736.35mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1994
Apr 2004–Jan 2005
10-Month
30.84"
(783.34mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2004 1911
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1994
Mar 2004–Jan 2005
11-Month
34.59"
(878.59mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2004 1911
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1994
Feb 2004–Jan 2005
12-Month
35.76"
(908.30mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2004 1911
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1994
Aug 2003–Jan 2005
18-Month
46.60"
(1,183.64mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1994
Feb 2003–Jan 2005
24-Month
65.02"
(1,651.51mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2004 1990
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2009
Feb 2002–Jan 2005
36-Month
94.49"
(2,400.05mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2004 1958
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Feb 2001–Jan 2005
48-Month
128.06"
(3,252.72mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2004 1959
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Feb 2000–Jan 2005
60-Month
158.48"
(4,025.39mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/