Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2011
1-Month
0.94"
(23.88mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2009 1981
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1949
Dec 2010–Jan 2011
2-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2006 2003
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2016
Nov 2010–Jan 2011
3-Month
3.81"
(96.77mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2008 2003
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1932
Ties: 1898
Oct 2010–Jan 2011
4-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1911
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1932
Sep 2010–Jan 2011
5-Month
10.12"
(257.05mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2006 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1932
Aug 2010–Jan 2011
6-Month
14.95"
(379.73mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jul 2010–Jan 2011
7-Month
22.84"
(580.14mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2010–Jan 2011
8-Month
33.12"
(841.25mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
May 2010–Jan 2011
9-Month
37.31"
(947.67mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
11.09"
(281.68mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2010 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Apr 2010–Jan 2011
10-Month
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
11.84"
(300.73mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1911
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Mar 2010–Jan 2011
11-Month
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
11.59"
(294.38mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Feb 2010–Jan 2011
12-Month
43.69"
(1,109.73mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
11.54"
(293.12mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Aug 2009–Jan 2011
18-Month
62.55"
(1,588.77mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
16.69"
(423.93mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1994
Feb 2009–Jan 2011
24-Month
83.46"
(2,119.88mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
19.18"
(487.17mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1990
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Feb 2008–Jan 2011
36-Month
126.38"
(3,210.05mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
30.09"
(764.28mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1958
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb 2007–Jan 2011
48-Month
168.56"
(4,281.42mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
40.29"
(1,023.36mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1959
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb 2006–Jan 2011
60-Month
200.88"
(5,102.35mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
40.58"
(1,030.73mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2010 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/