Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, November 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 2016
1-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1931
Oct–Nov 2016
2-Month
3.40"
(86.36mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2011 1910
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1931
Sep–Nov 2016
3-Month
9.52"
(241.81mm)
7.71"
(195.83mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2014 1953
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1931
Aug–Nov 2016
4-Month
15.66"
(397.76mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2018
Jul–Nov 2016
5-Month
21.58"
(548.13mm)
15.41"
(391.41mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Jun–Nov 2016
6-Month
25.28"
(642.11mm)
20.04"
(509.02mm)
5.24"
(133.09mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
May–Nov 2016
7-Month
29.64"
(752.86mm)
24.09"
(611.89mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
Apr–Nov 2016
8-Month
32.83"
(833.88mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2013 1910
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
Ties: 1972
Mar–Nov 2016
9-Month
35.11"
(891.79mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
6.12"
(155.44mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2013 1910
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
Feb–Nov 2016
10-Month
35.99"
(914.15mm)
30.00"
(762.00mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2013 1910
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
Jan–Nov 2016
11-Month
36.58"
(929.13mm)
30.98"
(786.89mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2013 1910
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
Dec 2015–Nov 2016
12-Month
41.29"
(1,048.77mm)
32.08"
(814.83mm)
9.21"
(233.94mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Jun 2015–Nov 2016
18-Month
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
52.18"
(1,325.37mm)
16.31"
(414.28mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Dec 2014–Nov 2016
24-Month
80.21"
(2,037.33mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
15.97"
(405.63mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Dec 2013–Nov 2016
36-Month
118.42"
(3,007.87mm)
96.35"
(2,447.29mm)
22.07"
(560.58mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Dec 2012–Nov 2016
48-Month
153.77"
(3,905.76mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
25.39"
(644.91mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Dec 2011–Nov 2016
60-Month
179.93"
(4,570.22mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
19.57"
(497.08mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/