Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, August 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1982
1-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1978 1984
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2007
Jul–Aug 1982
2-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1981 1947
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Jun–Aug 1982
3-Month
14.01"
(355.85mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1927
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1993
May–Aug 1982
4-Month
21.04"
(534.42mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
4.66"
(118.37mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Apr–Aug 1982
5-Month
23.50"
(596.90mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Mar–Aug 1982
6-Month
26.19"
(665.23mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
4.91"
(124.72mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Feb–Aug 1982
7-Month
26.59"
(675.39mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Ties: 2019
Jan–Aug 1982
8-Month
28.37"
(720.60mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Dec 1981–Aug 1982
9-Month
29.47"
(748.54mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Nov 1981–Aug 1982
10-Month
31.52"
(800.61mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
5.41"
(137.42mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Ties: 2014
Oct 1981–Aug 1982
11-Month
34.06"
(865.12mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
5.64"
(143.25mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Sep 1981–Aug 1982
12-Month
36.65"
(930.91mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Mar 1981–Aug 1982
18-Month
58.85"
(1,494.79mm)
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Sep 1980–Aug 1982
24-Month
66.97"
(1,701.04mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1993
Sep 1979–Aug 1982
36-Month
96.98"
(2,463.29mm)
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2010
Sep 1978–Aug 1982
48-Month
134.05"
(3,404.87mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
Sep 1977–Aug 1982
60-Month
169.46"
(4,304.28mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
9.09"
(230.88mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 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/