Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, August 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1987
1-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
3.82"
(97.02mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1984
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Jul–Aug 1987
2-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1986 1947
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Jun–Aug 1987
3-Month
15.41"
(391.41mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1986 1927
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1993
May–Aug 1987
4-Month
19.38"
(492.25mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1986 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Apr–Aug 1987
5-Month
21.30"
(541.02mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Mar–Aug 1987
6-Month
24.47"
(621.54mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Feb–Aug 1987
7-Month
24.73"
(628.14mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
2.44"
(61.97mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1985 1988
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Jan–Aug 1987
8-Month
25.05"
(636.27mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1988
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Dec 1986–Aug 1987
9-Month
25.86"
(656.84mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1985 1988
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Nov 1986–Aug 1987
10-Month
27.01"
(686.05mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Oct 1986–Aug 1987
11-Month
30.78"
(781.81mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Sep 1986–Aug 1987
12-Month
37.57"
(954.28mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
5.45"
(138.43mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Mar 1986–Aug 1987
18-Month
63.49"
(1,612.65mm)
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
10.06"
(255.53mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1993
Sep 1985–Aug 1987
24-Month
76.93"
(1,954.02mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1986 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1993
Sep 1984–Aug 1987
36-Month
107.56"
(2,732.02mm)
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
11.17"
(283.71mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Sep 1983–Aug 1987
48-Month
146.28"
(3,715.51mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1986 1936
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Sep 1982–Aug 1987
60-Month
182.61"
(4,638.29mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
22.24"
(564.89mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 1, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/