Climate at a Glance

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Iowa, Climate Division 9. Southeast

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
-0.73"
(-18.55mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1980 1992
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1996
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
8.88"
(225.55mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2013
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
9.24"
(234.70mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Ties: 1979
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
14.70"
(373.38mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
16.99"
(431.55mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
21.90"
(556.26mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
30.12"
(765.05mm)
26.20"
(665.48mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
34.01"
(863.85mm)
30.18"
(766.57mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
34.73"
(882.14mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1903
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
49.50"
(1,257.30mm)
48.55"
(1,233.17mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1902
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1974
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
69.46"
(1,764.28mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
107.20"
(2,722.88mm)
104.12"
(2,644.65mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1980 1958
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
147.28"
(3,740.91mm)
138.68"
(3,522.47mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
172.57"
(4,383.28mm)
173.32"
(4,402.33mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1980 1958
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 7, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/