Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, August 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1976
1-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-2.36"
(-59.95mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1971 1984
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2007
Jul–Aug 1976
2-Month
4.03"
(102.36mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Jun–Aug 1976
3-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1927
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
May–Aug 1976
4-Month
10.48"
(266.19mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
-5.90"
(-149.86mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Apr–Aug 1976
5-Month
15.07"
(382.78mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Mar–Aug 1976
6-Month
18.48"
(469.39mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Feb–Aug 1976
7-Month
19.96"
(506.98mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
-2.33"
(-59.19mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Jan–Aug 1976
8-Month
20.19"
(512.83mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Dec 1975–Aug 1976
9-Month
20.95"
(532.13mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Nov 1975–Aug 1976
10-Month
24.42"
(620.27mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Oct 1975–Aug 1976
11-Month
24.73"
(628.14mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
-3.69"
(-93.73mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Sep 1975–Aug 1976
12-Month
26.87"
(682.50mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Mar 1975–Aug 1976
18-Month
47.59"
(1,208.79mm)
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
-5.84"
(-148.33mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1967 1911
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Sep 1974–Aug 1976
24-Month
57.28"
(1,454.91mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Sep 1973–Aug 1976
36-Month
96.01"
(2,438.65mm)
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Sep 1972–Aug 1976
48-Month
137.88"
(3,502.15mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1973 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Sep 1971–Aug 1976
60-Month
173.19"
(4,399.03mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
12.82"
(325.63mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 3, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/