Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1947 1984
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2007
Ties: 1969, 2000
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
Ties: 2019
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1927
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
12.75"
(323.85mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
15.41"
(391.41mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
-3.91"
(-99.32mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
17.92"
(455.17mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
20.17"
(512.32mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
21.62"
(549.15mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
23.50"
(596.90mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
27.24"
(691.90mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Ties: 1921
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
29.34"
(745.24mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
52.88"
(1,343.15mm)
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
65.29"
(1,658.37mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
97.26"
(2,470.40mm)
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
0.87"
(22.09mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1942 1957
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
165.77"
(4,210.56mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 18, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/