Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, August 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1943
1-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
1.22"
(30.98mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1942 1984
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2007
Jul–Aug 1943
2-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1942 1947
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1993
Jun–Aug 1943
3-Month
15.62"
(396.75mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1942 1927
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
May–Aug 1943
4-Month
19.97"
(507.24mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1942 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Apr–Aug 1943
5-Month
22.57"
(573.28mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Mar–Aug 1943
6-Month
24.12"
(612.65mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1942 1936
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Feb–Aug 1943
7-Month
24.89"
(632.21mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1988
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Jan–Aug 1943
8-Month
25.66"
(651.76mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1942 1988
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Dec 1942–Aug 1943
9-Month
27.19"
(690.63mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1942 1988
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1993
Nov 1942–Aug 1943
10-Month
28.92"
(734.57mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1942 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1993
Oct 1942–Aug 1943
11-Month
30.40"
(772.16mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Sep 1942–Aug 1943
12-Month
34.50"
(876.30mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Mar 1942–Aug 1943
18-Month
56.42"
(1,433.07mm)
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Sep 1941–Aug 1943
24-Month
75.16"
(1,909.06mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
10.88"
(276.35mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1942 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1993
Sep 1940–Aug 1943
36-Month
101.45"
(2,576.83mm)
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
5.06"
(128.52mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1942 1957
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2010
Sep 1939–Aug 1943
48-Month
128.31"
(3,259.07mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1942 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2010
Sep 1938–Aug 1943
60-Month
159.59"
(4,053.59mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1942 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2022, retrieved on August 8, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/