Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2019
1-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1949
Dec 2018–Jan 2019
2-Month
3.38"
(85.85mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2018 2003
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Nov 2018–Jan 2019
3-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2018 2003
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932
Oct 2018–Jan 2019
4-Month
9.82"
(249.43mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932
Sep 2018–Jan 2019
5-Month
17.92"
(455.17mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Aug 2018–Jan 2019
6-Month
24.34"
(618.24mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
10.65"
(270.51mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2018–Jan 2019
7-Month
27.73"
(704.34mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
10.16"
(258.06mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2018–Jan 2019
8-Month
35.28"
(896.11mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 2018–Jan 2019
9-Month
39.98"
(1,015.49mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
13.76"
(349.50mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Apr 2018–Jan 2019
10-Month
41.52"
(1,054.61mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
12.35"
(313.69mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Mar 2018–Jan 2019
11-Month
43.80"
(1,112.52mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
12.66"
(321.56mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Feb 2018–Jan 2019
12-Month
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Aug 2017–Jan 2019
18-Month
58.56"
(1,487.42mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
12.70"
(322.58mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Ties: 2008
Feb 2017–Jan 2019
24-Month
77.16"
(1,959.86mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
12.88"
(327.15mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2018 1990
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Feb 2016–Jan 2019
36-Month
116.23"
(2,952.24mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
19.94"
(506.47mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1958
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Ties: 2021
Feb 2015–Jan 2019
48-Month
158.83"
(4,034.28mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
30.56"
(776.22mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1959
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Feb 2014–Jan 2019
60-Month
197.61"
(5,019.29mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/