Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2011
1-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2010 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2015
Nov–Dec 2011
2-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2010 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2015
Oct–Dec 2011
3-Month
4.90"
(124.46mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2010 1910
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1931
Sep–Dec 2011
4-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2002 1939, 1976
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1931
Ties: 1903
Aug–Dec 2011
5-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2018
Jul–Dec 2011
6-Month
13.00"
(330.20mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2018
Jun–Dec 2011
7-Month
19.19"
(487.43mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2005 1976
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2018
May–Dec 2011
8-Month
24.19"
(614.43mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2006 1976
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Apr–Dec 2011
9-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2006 1910
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Ties: 1907, 1943
Mar–Dec 2011
10-Month
29.50"
(749.30mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2005 1910
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Feb–Dec 2011
11-Month
30.89"
(784.61mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1910
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Jan–Dec 2011
12-Month
31.83"
(808.48mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2005 1910
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Jul 2010–Dec 2011
18-Month
53.73"
(1,364.74mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
5.04"
(128.01mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2006 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Jan 2010–Dec 2011
24-Month
75.88"
(1,927.35mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
11.64"
(295.65mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2007 1989
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jan 2009–Dec 2011
36-Month
115.03"
(2,921.76mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
18.67"
(474.22mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Jan 2008–Dec 2011
48-Month
157.95"
(4,011.93mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2009 1958
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Jan 2007–Dec 2011
60-Month
200.36"
(5,089.14mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/