Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, September 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1953
1-Month
0.92"
(23.37mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1952 1939
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1965
Aug–Sep 1953
2-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-4.28"
(-108.71mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jul–Sep 1953
3-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
11.36"
(288.54mm)
-4.81"
(-122.17mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Jun–Sep 1953
4-Month
11.79"
(299.47mm)
16.00"
(406.40mm)
-4.21"
(-106.93mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1927 2012
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
May–Sep 1953
5-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
20.04"
(509.02mm)
-5.88"
(-149.36mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Apr–Sep 1953
6-Month
17.32"
(439.93mm)
22.99"
(583.95mm)
-5.67"
(-144.02mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1988
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Mar–Sep 1953
7-Month
20.24"
(514.10mm)
24.94"
(633.48mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1948 1988
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Feb–Sep 1953
8-Month
21.90"
(556.26mm)
25.96"
(659.38mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1948 1988
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Jan–Sep 1953
9-Month
22.64"
(575.06mm)
26.93"
(684.02mm)
-4.29"
(-108.96mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1948 1988
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Dec 1952–Sep 1953
10-Month
23.82"
(605.03mm)
28.04"
(712.22mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1948 1988
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Nov 1952–Sep 1953
11-Month
26.55"
(674.37mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Oct 1952–Sep 1953
12-Month
26.57"
(674.88mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-5.52"
(-140.21mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Apr 1952–Sep 1953
18-Month
46.97"
(1,193.04mm)
55.13"
(1,400.30mm)
-8.16"
(-207.26mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Oct 1951–Sep 1953
24-Month
57.68"
(1,465.07mm)
64.26"
(1,632.20mm)
-6.58"
(-167.13mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Oct 1950–Sep 1953
36-Month
96.70"
(2,456.18mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Oct 1949–Sep 1953
48-Month
126.65"
(3,216.91mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1950 1958
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Oct 1948–Sep 1953
60-Month
157.62"
(4,003.55mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/