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Iowa, Climate Division 9. Southeast

Precipitation Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
1.28"
(32.52mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1986 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2015
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2015
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
7.46"
(189.48mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1986 1910
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1979 1950
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1961
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
13.87"
(352.30mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1984 1953
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1970
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
18.58"
(471.93mm)
17.85"
(453.39mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1979 1953
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1902
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
21.29"
(540.77mm)
22.46"
(570.48mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1979 1953
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1902
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
26.50"
(673.10mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1979 1953
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
26.07"
(662.18mm)
29.84"
(757.94mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1979 1953
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
29.21"
(741.93mm)
32.19"
(817.63mm)
-2.98"
(-75.70mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1901
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
29.62"
(752.35mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1976 1901
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
30.14"
(765.56mm)
34.75"
(882.65mm)
-4.61"
(-117.09mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1976 1901
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
55.69"
(1,414.53mm)
52.63"
(1,336.80mm)
3.06"
(77.73mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Ties: 1941
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
72.86"
(1,850.64mm)
69.50"
(1,765.30mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1980 1989
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
109.37"
(2,778.00mm)
104.23"
(2,647.44mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1981 1989
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
149.74"
(3,803.40mm)
138.86"
(3,527.04mm)
10.88"
(276.36mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
184.02"
(4,674.11mm)
173.41"
(4,404.61mm)
10.61"
(269.50mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/