Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, November 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 2018
1-Month
1.81"
(45.97mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1931
Oct–Nov 2018
2-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1931
Ties: 1934, 1998
Sep–Nov 2018
3-Month
14.54"
(369.32mm)
7.71"
(195.83mm)
6.83"
(173.49mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1953
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1931
Aug–Nov 2018
4-Month
20.96"
(532.38mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
9.41"
(239.01mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Nov 2018
5-Month
24.35"
(618.49mm)
15.41"
(391.41mm)
8.94"
(227.08mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Jun–Nov 2018
6-Month
31.90"
(810.26mm)
20.04"
(509.02mm)
11.86"
(301.24mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
May–Nov 2018
7-Month
36.60"
(929.64mm)
24.09"
(611.89mm)
12.51"
(317.75mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Apr–Nov 2018
8-Month
38.14"
(968.76mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
11.11"
(282.20mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Mar–Nov 2018
9-Month
40.42"
(1,026.67mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
11.43"
(290.32mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Feb–Nov 2018
10-Month
41.96"
(1,065.78mm)
30.00"
(762.00mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Jan–Nov 2018
11-Month
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
30.98"
(786.89mm)
12.00"
(304.80mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Dec 2017–Nov 2018
12-Month
43.37"
(1,101.60mm)
32.08"
(814.83mm)
11.29"
(286.77mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Jun 2017–Nov 2018
18-Month
61.62"
(1,565.15mm)
52.18"
(1,325.37mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2017 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Dec 2016–Nov 2018
24-Month
76.86"
(1,952.24mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
12.62"
(320.54mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2017 1956
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Dec 2015–Nov 2018
36-Month
118.15"
(3,001.01mm)
96.35"
(2,447.29mm)
21.80"
(553.72mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2010
Dec 2014–Nov 2018
48-Month
157.07"
(3,989.58mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2017 1958
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Dec 2013–Nov 2018
60-Month
195.28"
(4,960.11mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
34.92"
(886.97mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2017 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/