Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2017
1-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2016 1981
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1949
Ties: 1898
Dec 2016–Jan 2017
2-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2015 2003
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Nov 2016–Jan 2017
3-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2015 2003
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932
Oct 2016–Jan 2017
4-Month
6.48"
(164.59mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932
Sep 2016–Jan 2017
5-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932
Aug 2016–Jan 2017
6-Month
18.74"
(476.00mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jul 2016–Jan 2017
7-Month
24.66"
(626.36mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
7.09"
(180.08mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jun 2016–Jan 2017
8-Month
28.36"
(720.34mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
May 2016–Jan 2017
9-Month
32.72"
(831.09mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1994
Apr 2016–Jan 2017
10-Month
35.91"
(912.11mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
6.74"
(171.19mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2014 1911
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1994
Mar 2016–Jan 2017
11-Month
38.19"
(970.03mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1994
Feb 2016–Jan 2017
12-Month
39.07"
(992.38mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1994
Aug 2015–Jan 2017
18-Month
59.68"
(1,515.87mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
13.82"
(351.03mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Feb 2015–Jan 2017
24-Month
81.67"
(2,074.42mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1990
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009
Feb 2014–Jan 2017
36-Month
120.45"
(3,059.43mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1958
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Feb 2013–Jan 2017
48-Month
154.37"
(3,921.00mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
26.10"
(662.94mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2016 1959
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Feb 2012–Jan 2017
60-Month
180.36"
(4,581.14mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
20.06"
(509.52mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/