Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1976
1-Month
0.23"
(5.84mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1928 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1949
Dec 1975–Jan 1976
2-Month
0.99"
(25.15mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1964 2003
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Nov 1975–Jan 1976
3-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1975 2003
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1932
Ties: 1912
Oct 1975–Jan 1976
4-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1967 1911
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1932
Sep 1975–Jan 1976
5-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1967 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1932
Aug 1975–Jan 1976
6-Month
12.03"
(305.56mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jul 1975–Jan 1976
7-Month
12.99"
(329.95mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1975–Jan 1976
8-Month
18.37"
(466.60mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1967 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
May 1975–Jan 1976
9-Month
21.67"
(550.42mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1967 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Apr 1975–Jan 1976
10-Month
25.49"
(647.45mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1967 1911
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Mar 1975–Jan 1976
11-Month
27.63"
(701.80mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
-3.51"
(-89.16mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Feb 1975–Jan 1976
12-Month
28.77"
(730.76mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 1911
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Aug 1974–Jan 1976
18-Month
42.09"
(1,069.09mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
-3.77"
(-95.75mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Ties: 1917
Feb 1974–Jan 1976
24-Month
61.07"
(1,551.18mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1990
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Feb 1973–Jan 1976
36-Month
103.47"
(2,628.14mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1973 1958
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Feb 1972–Jan 1976
48-Month
141.78"
(3,601.21mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
13.51"
(343.15mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1973 1959
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Feb 1971–Jan 1976
60-Month
170.67"
(4,335.02mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
10.37"
(263.40mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011

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/