Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2011
1-Month
3.81"
(96.77mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
0.87"
(22.09mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1926
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2013
Mar–Apr 2011
2-Month
5.31"
(134.87mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2005 1910
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1991
Ties: 1968
Feb–Apr 2011
3-Month
6.70"
(170.18mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2010 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1951
Jan–Apr 2011
4-Month
7.64"
(194.06mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1951
Dec 2010–Apr 2011
5-Month
8.87"
(225.30mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2005 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1973
Ties: 1920, 1948
Nov 2010–Apr 2011
6-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2005 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2016
Oct 2010–Apr 2011
7-Month
11.42"
(290.07mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1973
Sep 2010–Apr 2011
8-Month
16.82"
(427.23mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2006 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Aug 2010–Apr 2011
9-Month
21.65"
(549.91mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jul 2010–Apr 2011
10-Month
29.54"
(750.32mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2010–Apr 2011
11-Month
39.82"
(1,011.43mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 2010–Apr 2011
12-Month
44.01"
(1,117.85mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
11.87"
(301.49mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Nov 2009–Apr 2011
18-Month
55.42"
(1,407.67mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
13.52"
(343.41mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2010 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1994
May 2009–Apr 2011
24-Month
82.80"
(2,103.12mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2017
May 2008–Apr 2011
36-Month
124.25"
(3,155.95mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
27.91"
(708.91mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1958
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
May 2007–Apr 2011
48-Month
166.15"
(4,220.21mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
37.85"
(961.39mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
May 2006–Apr 2011
60-Month
199.79"
(5,074.67mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
39.50"
(1,003.30mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2010 1958
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/