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Iowa, Climate Division 9. Southeast

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1916
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1907
Ties: 1958
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1951
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1932
Ties: 1969
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
11.48"
(291.59mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 1951
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1962
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
18.08"
(459.23mm)
15.23"
(386.84mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1971
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
23.93"
(607.82mm)
19.21"
(487.93mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1903
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
28.72"
(729.49mm)
23.76"
(603.50mm)
4.96"
(125.99mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1903
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
34.04"
(864.62mm)
27.81"
(706.37mm)
6.23"
(158.25mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
38.84"
(986.54mm)
31.15"
(791.21mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
40.02"
(1,016.51mm)
33.52"
(851.41mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1902
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
40.96"
(1,040.38mm)
34.76"
(882.90mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1902
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
63.42"
(1,610.87mm)
49.98"
(1,269.49mm)
13.44"
(341.38mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
78.54"
(1,994.92mm)
69.50"
(1,765.30mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
108.46"
(2,754.88mm)
104.12"
(2,644.65mm)
4.34"
(110.23mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1990
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
137.20"
(3,484.88mm)
138.65"
(3,521.71mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
174.89"
(4,442.21mm)
173.26"
(4,400.80mm)
1.63"
(41.41mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/