Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2020
1-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2019 1981
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1949
Dec 2019–Jan 2020
2-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2018 2003
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2016
Nov 2019–Jan 2020
3-Month
4.18"
(106.17mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2018 2003
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1932
Oct 2019–Jan 2020
4-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1932
Sep 2019–Jan 2020
5-Month
15.17"
(385.32mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
5.34"
(135.64mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1932
Aug 2019–Jan 2020
6-Month
18.70"
(474.98mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–Jan 2020
7-Month
22.08"
(560.83mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2019–Jan 2020
8-Month
25.99"
(660.15mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
3.81"
(96.78mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2019–Jan 2020
9-Month
34.20"
(868.68mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1994
Apr 2019–Jan 2020
10-Month
37.23"
(945.64mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1994
Mar 2019–Jan 2020
11-Month
39.42"
(1,001.27mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1994
Feb 2019–Jan 2020
12-Month
41.76"
(1,060.70mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
9.61"
(244.09mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1994
Aug 2018–Jan 2020
18-Month
66.10"
(1,678.94mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
20.24"
(514.10mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2018–Jan 2020
24-Month
87.10"
(2,212.34mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1990
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2017–Jan 2020
36-Month
118.92"
(3,020.57mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
22.63"
(574.80mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2019 1958
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Feb 2016–Jan 2020
48-Month
157.99"
(4,012.95mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1959
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2011
Feb 2015–Jan 2020
60-Month
200.59"
(5,094.99mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/