Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2006
1-Month
0.99"
(25.15mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2004 1981
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1949
Dec 2005–Jan 2006
2-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2005 2003
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2016
Nov 2005–Jan 2006
3-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1932
Oct 2005–Jan 2006
4-Month
4.82"
(122.43mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2003 1911
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1932
Sep 2005–Jan 2006
5-Month
8.11"
(205.99mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1932
Aug 2005–Jan 2006
6-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jul 2005–Jan 2006
7-Month
14.40"
(365.76mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2005–Jan 2006
8-Month
19.65"
(499.11mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
May 2005–Jan 2006
9-Month
23.50"
(596.90mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1994
Apr 2005–Jan 2006
10-Month
26.95"
(684.53mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1911
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1994
Mar 2005–Jan 2006
11-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1998 1911
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1994
Feb 2005–Jan 2006
12-Month
29.52"
(749.81mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2004 1911
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1994
Aug 2004–Jan 2006
18-Month
42.89"
(1,089.41mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
-2.97"
(-75.43mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
Feb 2004–Jan 2006
24-Month
65.28"
(1,658.11mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2005 1990
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Feb 2003–Jan 2006
36-Month
94.54"
(2,401.32mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2005 1958
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Feb 2002–Jan 2006
48-Month
124.01"
(3,149.85mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
-4.26"
(-108.21mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2004 1959
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2011
Feb 2001–Jan 2006
60-Month
157.58"
(4,002.53mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/