Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, April 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2017
1-Month
3.80"
(96.52mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1926
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2013
Mar–Apr 2017
2-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2016 1910
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1991
Feb–Apr 2017
3-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2016 1910
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1951
Ties: 2009
Jan–Apr 2017
4-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1951
Dec 2016–Apr 2017
5-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1973
Nov 2016–Apr 2017
6-Month
11.83"
(300.48mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Oct 2016–Apr 2017
7-Month
13.84"
(351.54mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1973
Ties: 2020
Sep 2016–Apr 2017
8-Month
19.96"
(506.98mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Aug 2016–Apr 2017
9-Month
26.10"
(662.94mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
6.49"
(164.85mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jul 2016–Apr 2017
10-Month
32.02"
(813.31mm)
23.49"
(596.65mm)
8.53"
(216.66mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jun 2016–Apr 2017
11-Month
35.72"
(907.29mm)
28.09"
(713.49mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
May 2016–Apr 2017
12-Month
40.08"
(1,018.03mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
7.94"
(201.67mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Nov 2015–Apr 2017
18-Month
55.81"
(1,417.57mm)
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
13.91"
(353.31mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
May 2015–Apr 2017
24-Month
83.99"
(2,133.35mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
19.70"
(500.38mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
May 2014–Apr 2017
36-Month
120.85"
(3,069.59mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
24.51"
(622.55mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1958
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
May 2013–Apr 2017
48-Month
151.94"
(3,859.28mm)
128.30"
(3,258.82mm)
23.64"
(600.46mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
May 2012–Apr 2017
60-Month
180.23"
(4,577.84mm)
160.29"
(4,071.37mm)
19.94"
(506.47mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2016 1958
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/