Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2005
1-Month
1.17"
(29.72mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2015
Nov–Dec 2005
2-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2004 1976
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2015
Oct–Dec 2005
3-Month
3.83"
(97.28mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1999 1910
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1931
Sep–Dec 2005
4-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2002 1939, 1976
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1931
Aug–Dec 2005
5-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2018
Jul–Dec 2005
6-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2018
Jun–Dec 2005
7-Month
18.66"
(473.96mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2018
May–Dec 2005
8-Month
22.51"
(571.75mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Apr–Dec 2005
9-Month
25.96"
(659.38mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Mar–Dec 2005
10-Month
27.01"
(686.05mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Feb–Dec 2005
11-Month
28.53"
(724.66mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2003 1910
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Ties: 1898
Jan–Dec 2005
12-Month
29.84"
(757.94mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1910
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Jul 2004–Dec 2005
18-Month
46.23"
(1,174.24mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Jan 2004–Dec 2005
24-Month
65.25"
(1,657.35mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2004 1989
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2008
Jan 2003–Dec 2005
36-Month
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-2.42"
(-61.46mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Jan 2002–Dec 2005
48-Month
123.42"
(3,134.87mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2003 1958
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2010
Jan 2001–Dec 2005
60-Month
158.01"
(4,013.45mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
70th 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 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/