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Iowa, Climate Division 9. Southeast

Precipitation Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
1.60"
(40.64mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1972
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
6.48"
(164.59mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
9.92"
(251.97mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1960 1910
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
19.60"
(497.84mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1960 1950
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1961
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
21.47"
(545.34mm)
13.87"
(352.30mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1960 1953
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1970
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
29.18"
(741.17mm)
17.85"
(453.39mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1960 1953
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1902
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
30.74"
(780.80mm)
22.46"
(570.48mm)
8.28"
(210.32mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1960 1953
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1902
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
32.20"
(817.88mm)
26.50"
(673.10mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1960 1953
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2010
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
34.04"
(864.62mm)
29.84"
(757.94mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1960 1953
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
38.90"
(988.06mm)
32.19"
(817.63mm)
6.71"
(170.43mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1960 1901
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010
Ties: 1984
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
40.43"
(1,026.92mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
7.01"
(178.05mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1960 1901
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
40.81"
(1,036.57mm)
34.75"
(882.65mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1960 1901
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
52.63"
(1,336.80mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2010
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
78.44"
(1,992.38mm)
69.50"
(1,765.30mm)
8.94"
(227.08mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1959 1989
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2010
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
120.62"
(3,063.75mm)
104.23"
(2,647.44mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1960 1989
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2010
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
152.56"
(3,875.02mm)
138.86"
(3,527.04mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
187.60"
(4,765.04mm)
173.41"
(4,404.61mm)
14.19"
(360.43mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/