Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, September 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1942
1-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1940 1939
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1965
Ties: 1983
Aug–Sep 1942
2-Month
7.32"
(185.93mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1940 1976
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2018
Jul–Sep 1942
3-Month
12.40"
(314.96mm)
11.36"
(288.54mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1941 2013
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Jun–Sep 1942
4-Month
18.29"
(464.57mm)
16.00"
(406.40mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1941 2012
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Ties: 1903
May–Sep 1942
5-Month
22.96"
(583.18mm)
20.04"
(509.02mm)
2.92"
(74.16mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1941 1976
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Apr–Sep 1942
6-Month
24.03"
(610.36mm)
22.99"
(583.95mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Mar–Sep 1942
7-Month
26.02"
(660.91mm)
24.94"
(633.48mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Feb–Sep 1942
8-Month
27.11"
(688.59mm)
25.96"
(659.38mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Ties: 1943
Jan–Sep 1942
9-Month
27.84"
(707.14mm)
26.93"
(684.02mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Dec 1941–Sep 1942
10-Month
29.69"
(754.13mm)
28.04"
(712.22mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Nov 1941–Sep 1942
11-Month
31.52"
(800.61mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Oct 1941–Sep 1942
12-Month
37.33"
(948.18mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
5.24"
(133.09mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1993
Apr 1941–Sep 1942
18-Month
60.79"
(1,544.07mm)
55.13"
(1,400.30mm)
5.66"
(143.77mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Oct 1940–Sep 1942
24-Month
70.18"
(1,782.57mm)
64.26"
(1,632.20mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Ties: 1961
Oct 1939–Sep 1942
36-Month
97.07"
(2,465.58mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2010
Oct 1938–Sep 1942
48-Month
123.24"
(3,130.30mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-5.12"
(-130.04mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1941 1958
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2010
Oct 1937–Sep 1942
60-Month
158.86"
(4,035.04mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-1.48"
(-37.60mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2010
Ties: 1954

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 2, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/