Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2008
1-Month
0.68"
(17.27mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2003 1981
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1949
Ties: 2009
Dec 2007–Jan 2008
2-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2007 2003
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1916
Nov 2007–Jan 2008
3-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1932
Ties: 1978
Oct 2007–Jan 2008
4-Month
8.40"
(213.36mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2007 1911
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1932
Sep 2007–Jan 2008
5-Month
11.27"
(286.26mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1932
Ties: 1903
Aug 2007–Jan 2008
6-Month
20.96"
(532.38mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
7.27"
(184.65mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jul 2007–Jan 2008
7-Month
24.34"
(618.24mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Jun 2007–Jan 2008
8-Month
27.72"
(704.09mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
May 2007–Jan 2008
9-Month
33.07"
(839.98mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Apr 2007–Jan 2008
10-Month
37.64"
(956.06mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2007 1911
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Mar 2007–Jan 2008
11-Month
40.50"
(1,028.70mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2007 1911
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Feb 2007–Jan 2008
12-Month
42.18"
(1,071.37mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
10.03"
(254.76mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2007 1911
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Aug 2006–Jan 2008
18-Month
58.56"
(1,487.42mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
12.70"
(322.58mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Ties: 2019
Feb 2006–Jan 2008
24-Month
74.50"
(1,892.30mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2007 1990
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2009
Feb 2005–Jan 2008
36-Month
104.02"
(2,642.11mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2007 1958
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Ties: 1988
Feb 2004–Jan 2008
48-Month
139.78"
(3,550.41mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2007 1959
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Feb 2003–Jan 2008
60-Month
169.04"
(4,293.62mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/