Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2006
1-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2013
Apr–May 2006
2-Month
6.74"
(171.20mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2013
Mar–May 2006
3-Month
9.91"
(251.71mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2005 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2013
Feb–May 2006
4-Month
10.23"
(259.84mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2013
Jan–May 2006
5-Month
11.22"
(284.99mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2005 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2013
Dec 2005–May 2006
6-Month
12.39"
(314.71mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2005 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2013
Nov 2005–May 2006
7-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2005 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2013
Ties: 1997
Oct 2005–May 2006
8-Month
15.05"
(382.27mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Sep 2005–May 2006
9-Month
18.34"
(465.84mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Aug 2005–May 2006
10-Month
21.36"
(542.54mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jul 2005–May 2006
11-Month
24.63"
(625.60mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2005–May 2006
12-Month
29.88"
(758.95mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Dec 2004–May 2006
18-Month
41.64"
(1,057.66mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2004–May 2006
24-Month
61.00"
(1,549.40mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2003 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2011
Jun 2003–May 2006
36-Month
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1958
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Jun 2002–May 2006
48-Month
124.47"
(3,161.54mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
-3.84"
(-97.53mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2005 1957
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2011
Jun 2001–May 2006
60-Month
153.71"
(3,904.23mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
-6.61"
(-167.90mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1981 1958
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019

Citing This Page

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