Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2009
1-Month
0.68"
(17.27mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2008 1981
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1949
Ties: 2008
Dec 2008–Jan 2009
2-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2006 2003
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2016
Ties: 1988
Nov 2008–Jan 2009
3-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2008 2003
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1932
Oct 2008–Jan 2009
4-Month
7.54"
(191.52mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2007 1911
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1932
Sep 2008–Jan 2009
5-Month
11.70"
(297.18mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1932
Aug 2008–Jan 2009
6-Month
13.66"
(346.96mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2006 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jul 2008–Jan 2009
7-Month
19.54"
(496.32mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2006 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jun 2008–Jan 2009
8-Month
28.42"
(721.87mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
6.24"
(158.50mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
May 2008–Jan 2009
9-Month
34.09"
(865.89mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
7.87"
(199.90mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Apr 2008–Jan 2009
10-Month
39.95"
(1,014.73mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2008 1911
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Mar 2008–Jan 2009
11-Month
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
10.07"
(255.77mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2008 1911
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Feb 2008–Jan 2009
12-Month
42.92"
(1,090.17mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
10.77"
(273.56mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2008 1911
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Aug 2007–Jan 2009
18-Month
63.88"
(1,622.55mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
18.02"
(457.71mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Feb 2007–Jan 2009
24-Month
85.10"
(2,161.54mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
20.82"
(528.83mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1990
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2006–Jan 2009
36-Month
117.42"
(2,982.47mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
21.13"
(536.70mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2008 1958
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2011
Feb 2005–Jan 2009
48-Month
146.94"
(3,732.28mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2008 1959
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Feb 2004–Jan 2009
60-Month
182.70"
(4,640.58mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
22.40"
(568.96mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2008 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/