Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2013
1-Month
6.43"
(163.32mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
3.49"
(88.64mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2012 1926
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Mar–Apr 2013
2-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Feb–Apr 2013
3-Month
9.79"
(248.67mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1951
Jan–Apr 2013
4-Month
10.74"
(272.80mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1951
Dec 2012–Apr 2013
5-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1973
Nov 2012–Apr 2013
6-Month
13.32"
(338.33mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2016
Oct 2012–Apr 2013
7-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1973
Ties: 1999
Sep 2012–Apr 2013
8-Month
17.92"
(455.17mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Aug 2012–Apr 2013
9-Month
20.80"
(528.32mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jul 2012–Apr 2013
10-Month
21.97"
(558.04mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jun 2012–Apr 2013
11-Month
24.78"
(629.41mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
-3.31"
(-84.08mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2000 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
May 2012–Apr 2013
12-Month
28.29"
(718.57mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Nov 2011–Apr 2013
18-Month
40.51"
(1,028.95mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1994
May 2011–Apr 2013
24-Month
60.54"
(1,537.72mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2017
May 2010–Apr 2013
36-Month
104.55"
(2,655.57mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1958
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
May 2009–Apr 2013
48-Month
143.34"
(3,640.84mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2008 1957
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
May 2008–Apr 2013
60-Month
184.79"
(4,693.67mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2009 1958
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/