Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, August 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1949
1-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1947 1984
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2007
Jul–Aug 1949
2-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1993
Jun–Aug 1949
3-Month
11.40"
(289.56mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1948 1927
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
May–Aug 1949
4-Month
14.07"
(357.38mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1948 1936
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Apr–Aug 1949
5-Month
15.38"
(390.65mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1993
Mar–Aug 1949
6-Month
17.86"
(453.64mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1993
Feb–Aug 1949
7-Month
18.75"
(476.25mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1993
Jan–Aug 1949
8-Month
21.45"
(544.83mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1948 1988
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Dec 1948–Aug 1949
9-Month
23.13"
(587.50mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1948 1988
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Nov 1948–Aug 1949
10-Month
25.85"
(656.59mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Oct 1948–Aug 1949
11-Month
27.77"
(705.36mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Sep 1948–Aug 1949
12-Month
29.80"
(756.92mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Ties: 2006
Mar 1948–Aug 1949
18-Month
47.72"
(1,212.09mm)
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
-5.71"
(-145.03mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1993
Sep 1947–Aug 1949
24-Month
59.14"
(1,502.16mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-5.14"
(-130.55mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1993
Sep 1946–Aug 1949
36-Month
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1942 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Sep 1945–Aug 1949
48-Month
127.06"
(3,227.32mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1942 1936
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Sep 1944–Aug 1949
60-Month
159.65"
(4,055.11mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1943 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/