Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, May 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2013
1-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Apr–May 2013
2-Month
15.08"
(383.03mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
8.09"
(205.48mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Mar–May 2013
3-Month
17.17"
(436.12mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Feb–May 2013
4-Month
18.44"
(468.38mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
8.48"
(215.40mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Jan–May 2013
5-Month
19.39"
(492.51mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Dec 2012–May 2013
6-Month
20.92"
(531.37mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Nov 2012–May 2013
7-Month
21.97"
(558.04mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
8.19"
(208.03mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Oct 2012–May 2013
8-Month
24.95"
(633.73mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
8.85"
(224.79mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 2012–May 2013
9-Month
26.57"
(674.88mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
6.78"
(172.21mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Aug 2012–May 2013
10-Month
29.45"
(748.03mm)
23.65"
(600.71mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jul 2012–May 2013
11-Month
30.62"
(777.75mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jun 2012–May 2013
12-Month
33.43"
(849.12mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Dec 2011–May 2013
18-Month
47.08"
(1,195.83mm)
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Ties: 1979
Jun 2011–May 2013
24-Month
64.19"
(1,630.43mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2006 1957
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Jun 2010–May 2013
36-Month
109.01"
(2,768.85mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2008 1958
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Jun 2009–May 2013
48-Month
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
20.04"
(509.02mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2009 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Jun 2008–May 2013
60-Month
187.77"
(4,769.36mm)
160.32"
(4,072.13mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2010 1958
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/