Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, July 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1956
1-Month
4.52"
(114.81mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Jun–Jul 1956
2-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
8.49"
(215.65mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
May–Jul 1956
3-Month
10.40"
(264.16mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1955 1988
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Apr–Jul 1956
4-Month
12.38"
(314.45mm)
15.48"
(393.19mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Mar–Jul 1956
5-Month
13.31"
(338.07mm)
17.43"
(442.72mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Feb–Jul 1956
6-Month
13.85"
(351.79mm)
18.45"
(468.63mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1936 1988
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Jan–Jul 1956
7-Month
14.30"
(363.22mm)
19.43"
(493.52mm)
-5.13"
(-130.30mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1936 1988
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Dec 1955–Jul 1956
8-Month
14.79"
(375.67mm)
20.53"
(521.46mm)
-5.74"
(-145.79mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1936 1988
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Nov 1955–Jul 1956
9-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
-7.24"
(-183.90mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Oct 1955–Jul 1956
10-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
24.58"
(624.33mm)
-8.07"
(-204.98mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Sep 1955–Jul 1956
11-Month
19.56"
(496.82mm)
28.28"
(718.31mm)
-8.72"
(-221.49mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1988
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Aug 1955–Jul 1956
12-Month
21.44"
(544.58mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-10.70"
(-271.78mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2008
Feb 1955–Jul 1956
18-Month
36.37"
(923.80mm)
50.60"
(1,285.24mm)
-14.23"
(-361.44mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1911
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2008
Aug 1954–Jul 1956
24-Month
51.66"
(1,312.16mm)
64.31"
(1,633.47mm)
-12.65"
(-321.31mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2008
Aug 1953–Jul 1956
36-Month
77.83"
(1,976.88mm)
96.40"
(2,448.56mm)
-18.57"
(-471.68mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Aug 1952–Jul 1956
48-Month
106.71"
(2,710.43mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
-21.67"
(-550.42mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1957
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Aug 1951–Jul 1956
60-Month
140.92"
(3,579.37mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-19.45"
(-494.03mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/