Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2013
1-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2015
Ties: 1946, 1960
Nov–Dec 2013
2-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2015
Oct–Dec 2013
3-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2011 1910
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1931
Sep–Dec 2013
4-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2011 1939, 1976
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1931
Aug–Dec 2013
5-Month
8.42"
(213.87mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2018
Jul–Dec 2013
6-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-6.36"
(-161.55mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2018
Jun–Dec 2013
7-Month
15.05"
(382.27mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-6.10"
(-154.94mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2012 1976
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
May–Dec 2013
8-Month
23.70"
(601.98mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2012 1976
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
Apr–Dec 2013
9-Month
30.13"
(765.30mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Mar–Dec 2013
10-Month
32.22"
(818.39mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Feb–Dec 2013
11-Month
33.49"
(850.65mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Jan–Dec 2013
12-Month
34.44"
(874.78mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Ties: 1947
Jul 2012–Dec 2013
18-Month
45.67"
(1,160.02mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
Jan 2012–Dec 2013
24-Month
60.05"
(1,525.27mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1989
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Ties: 1912
Jan 2011–Dec 2013
36-Month
91.88"
(2,333.75mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-4.48"
(-113.79mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2010
Jan 2010–Dec 2013
48-Month
135.93"
(3,452.62mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2006 1958
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2010
Jan 2009–Dec 2013
60-Month
175.08"
(4,447.03mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
14.72"
(373.89mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/