Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, July 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1988
1-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1975 1936
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Jun–Jul 1988
2-Month
3.98"
(101.09mm)
8.49"
(215.65mm)
-4.51"
(-114.56mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Ties: 2012
May–Jul 1988
3-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
-6.78"
(-172.21mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Apr–Jul 1988
4-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
15.48"
(393.19mm)
-7.82"
(-198.63mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Mar–Jul 1988
5-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
17.43"
(442.72mm)
-8.98"
(-228.09mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Feb–Jul 1988
6-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
18.45"
(468.63mm)
-9.53"
(-242.06mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Jan–Jul 1988
7-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
19.43"
(493.52mm)
-9.75"
(-247.65mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Dec 1987–Jul 1988
8-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
20.53"
(521.46mm)
-9.05"
(-229.87mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Nov 1987–Jul 1988
9-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
-8.15"
(-207.01mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Oct 1987–Jul 1988
10-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
24.58"
(624.33mm)
-9.68"
(-245.87mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Sep 1987–Jul 1988
11-Month
17.48"
(443.99mm)
28.28"
(718.31mm)
-10.80"
(-274.32mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Aug 1987–Jul 1988
12-Month
25.14"
(638.56mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2008
Feb 1987–Jul 1988
18-Month
42.21"
(1,072.13mm)
50.60"
(1,285.24mm)
-8.39"
(-213.11mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2008
Aug 1986–Jul 1988
24-Month
58.97"
(1,497.84mm)
64.31"
(1,633.47mm)
-5.34"
(-135.63mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2008
Aug 1985–Jul 1988
36-Month
98.29"
(2,496.57mm)
96.40"
(2,448.56mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Aug 1984–Jul 1988
48-Month
126.03"
(3,201.16mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Aug 1983–Jul 1988
60-Month
166.19"
(4,221.23mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 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/