Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, September 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2016
1-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1939
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1965
Aug–Sep 2016
2-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2018
Jul–Sep 2016
3-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
11.36"
(288.54mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 2013
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Jun–Sep 2016
4-Month
21.88"
(555.75mm)
16.00"
(406.40mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 2012
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1993
May–Sep 2016
5-Month
26.24"
(666.50mm)
20.04"
(509.02mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
Apr–Sep 2016
6-Month
29.43"
(747.52mm)
22.99"
(583.95mm)
6.44"
(163.57mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2013 1988
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
Mar–Sep 2016
7-Month
31.71"
(805.43mm)
24.94"
(633.48mm)
6.77"
(171.95mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1988
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1993
Feb–Sep 2016
8-Month
32.59"
(827.79mm)
25.96"
(659.38mm)
6.63"
(168.41mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2015 1988
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1993
Jan–Sep 2016
9-Month
33.18"
(842.77mm)
26.93"
(684.02mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2015 1988
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1993
Dec 2015–Sep 2016
10-Month
37.89"
(962.41mm)
28.04"
(712.22mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1988
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Nov 2015–Sep 2016
11-Month
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Oct 2015–Sep 2016
12-Month
43.73"
(1,110.74mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
11.64"
(295.65mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Apr 2015–Sep 2016
18-Month
73.52"
(1,867.41mm)
55.13"
(1,400.30mm)
18.39"
(467.11mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Oct 2014–Sep 2016
24-Month
80.74"
(2,050.80mm)
64.26"
(1,632.20mm)
16.48"
(418.60mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
Oct 2013–Sep 2016
36-Month
119.39"
(3,032.51mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
23.03"
(584.97mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Oct 2012–Sep 2016
48-Month
154.40"
(3,921.76mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
26.04"
(661.42mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Oct 2011–Sep 2016
60-Month
179.35"
(4,555.49mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
19.01"
(482.85mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/