Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2016
1-Month
0.59"
(14.99mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1981
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1949
Ties: 1978
Dec 2015–Jan 2016
2-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2015 2003
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 2015–Jan 2016
3-Month
9.38"
(238.25mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
5.56"
(141.22mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 2003
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Oct 2015–Jan 2016
4-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
5.01"
(127.26mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1932
Sep 2015–Jan 2016
5-Month
15.32"
(389.13mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1932
Aug 2015–Jan 2016
6-Month
20.61"
(523.49mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
6.92"
(175.76mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jul 2015–Jan 2016
7-Month
26.12"
(663.45mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Jun 2015–Jan 2016
8-Month
32.50"
(825.50mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
10.32"
(262.13mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
May 2015–Jan 2016
9-Month
37.56"
(954.02mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
11.34"
(288.03mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Apr 2015–Jan 2016
10-Month
40.93"
(1,039.62mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
11.76"
(298.70mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Mar 2015–Jan 2016
11-Month
41.49"
(1,053.85mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Feb 2015–Jan 2016
12-Month
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Aug 2014–Jan 2016
18-Month
58.42"
(1,483.87mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
12.56"
(319.03mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Feb 2014–Jan 2016
24-Month
81.38"
(2,067.05mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
17.10"
(434.34mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1990
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Feb 2013–Jan 2016
36-Month
115.30"
(2,928.62mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
19.01"
(482.85mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Feb 2012–Jan 2016
48-Month
141.29"
(3,588.77mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
13.02"
(330.71mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Feb 2011–Jan 2016
60-Month
172.75"
(4,387.85mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
12.45"
(316.23mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2008 1957
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/