Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, July 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 2016
1-Month
5.92"
(150.37mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Jun–Jul 2016
2-Month
9.62"
(244.35mm)
8.49"
(215.65mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2013 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
May–Jul 2016
3-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2012 1988
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
Apr–Jul 2016
4-Month
17.17"
(436.12mm)
15.48"
(393.19mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
Mar–Jul 2016
5-Month
19.45"
(494.03mm)
17.43"
(442.72mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
Feb–Jul 2016
6-Month
20.33"
(516.38mm)
18.45"
(468.63mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2012 1988
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
Jan–Jul 2016
7-Month
20.92"
(531.37mm)
19.43"
(493.52mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2012 1988
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
Dec 2015–Jul 2016
8-Month
25.63"
(651.00mm)
20.53"
(521.46mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2015 1988
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1993
Nov 2015–Jul 2016
9-Month
29.71"
(754.63mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
7.44"
(188.97mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Oct 2015–Jul 2016
10-Month
31.47"
(799.34mm)
24.58"
(624.33mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1993
Sep 2015–Jul 2016
11-Month
35.65"
(905.51mm)
28.28"
(718.31mm)
7.37"
(187.20mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2015 1988
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Aug 2015–Jul 2016
12-Month
40.94"
(1,039.88mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
8.80"
(223.52mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2008
Feb 2015–Jul 2016
18-Month
62.93"
(1,598.42mm)
50.60"
(1,285.24mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2008
Aug 2014–Jul 2016
24-Month
78.75"
(2,000.25mm)
64.31"
(1,633.47mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2008
Aug 2013–Jul 2016
36-Month
110.56"
(2,808.22mm)
96.40"
(2,448.56mm)
14.16"
(359.66mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Aug 2012–Jul 2016
48-Month
146.64"
(3,724.66mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
18.26"
(463.81mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Aug 2011–Jul 2016
60-Month
171.79"
(4,363.47mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/