Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2008
1-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2013
Apr–May 2008
2-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
4.54"
(115.31mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2013
Ties: 1903
Mar–May 2008
3-Month
12.79"
(324.87mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2013
Feb–May 2008
4-Month
14.50"
(368.30mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2013
Jan–May 2008
5-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
4.24"
(107.69mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2013
Dec 2007–May 2008
6-Month
17.62"
(447.55mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
5.58"
(141.73mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2013
Nov 2007–May 2008
7-Month
17.80"
(452.12mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2013
Oct 2007–May 2008
8-Month
22.90"
(581.66mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Sep 2007–May 2008
9-Month
25.77"
(654.56mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Aug 2007–May 2008
10-Month
35.46"
(900.68mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2007–May 2008
11-Month
38.84"
(986.54mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
11.30"
(287.02mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 2007–May 2008
12-Month
42.22"
(1,072.39mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 2006–May 2008
18-Month
59.68"
(1,515.87mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
15.48"
(393.19mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2006–May 2008
24-Month
78.77"
(2,000.76mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
14.48"
(367.79mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2011
Jun 2005–May 2008
36-Month
108.65"
(2,759.71mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2007 1958
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Jun 2004–May 2008
48-Month
139.77"
(3,550.16mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
11.46"
(291.09mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jun 2003–May 2008
60-Month
173.71"
(4,412.23mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
13.39"
(340.10mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2007 1958
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1945

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/