Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, September 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1983
1-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1982 1939
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1965
Ties: 1942
Aug–Sep 1983
2-Month
6.53"
(165.86mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2018
Ties: 1916
Jul–Sep 1983
3-Month
9.17"
(232.92mm)
11.36"
(288.54mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1976 2013
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Jun–Sep 1983
4-Month
14.58"
(370.33mm)
16.00"
(406.40mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1976 2012
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
May–Sep 1983
5-Month
19.27"
(489.46mm)
20.04"
(509.02mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Apr–Sep 1983
6-Month
22.18"
(563.37mm)
22.99"
(583.95mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1976 1988
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Mar–Sep 1983
7-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
24.94"
(633.48mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Feb–Sep 1983
8-Month
26.66"
(677.16mm)
25.96"
(659.38mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Ties: 1962
Jan–Sep 1983
9-Month
27.36"
(694.94mm)
26.93"
(684.02mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Dec 1982–Sep 1983
10-Month
30.76"
(781.30mm)
28.04"
(712.22mm)
2.72"
(69.08mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Nov 1982–Sep 1983
11-Month
33.69"
(855.73mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
3.91"
(99.32mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Ties: 1960
Oct 1982–Sep 1983
12-Month
37.02"
(940.31mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Apr 1982–Sep 1983
18-Month
63.93"
(1,623.82mm)
55.13"
(1,400.30mm)
8.80"
(223.52mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Oct 1981–Sep 1983
24-Month
74.49"
(1,892.05mm)
64.26"
(1,632.20mm)
10.23"
(259.85mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1993
Oct 1980–Sep 1983
36-Month
104.27"
(2,648.46mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
7.91"
(200.92mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Oct 1979–Sep 1983
48-Month
135.95"
(3,453.13mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
7.59"
(192.79mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1982 1958
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Oct 1978–Sep 1983
60-Month
168.97"
(4,291.84mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
8.63"
(219.20mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 10, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/