Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2006
1-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2005 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2015
Nov–Dec 2006
2-Month
3.86"
(98.04mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2005 1976
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2015
Oct–Dec 2006
3-Month
5.50"
(139.70mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2005 1910
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1931
Ties: 1898
Sep–Dec 2006
4-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2005 1939, 1976
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1931
Aug–Dec 2006
5-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2005 1976
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2018
Jul–Dec 2006
6-Month
18.69"
(474.73mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1976
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2018
Jun–Dec 2006
7-Month
21.18"
(537.97mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1976
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2018
May–Dec 2006
8-Month
23.62"
(599.95mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2005 1976
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Apr–Dec 2006
9-Month
27.92"
(709.17mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2005 1910
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Mar–Dec 2006
10-Month
31.09"
(789.69mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1910
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Feb–Dec 2006
11-Month
31.41"
(797.81mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2005 1910
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Jan–Dec 2006
12-Month
32.40"
(822.96mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2005 1910
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Jul 2005–Dec 2006
18-Month
45.81"
(1,163.57mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-2.88"
(-73.16mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Jan 2005–Dec 2006
24-Month
62.24"
(1,580.90mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2003 1989
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2008
Jan 2004–Dec 2006
36-Month
97.65"
(2,480.31mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2005 1957
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2010
Jan 2003–Dec 2006
48-Month
126.34"
(3,209.04mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2005 1958
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2010
Jan 2002–Dec 2006
60-Month
155.82"
(3,957.83mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-4.54"
(-115.31mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/