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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1989
1-Month
0.36"
(9.14mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
5th Driest
Driest since:
2002
123rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Nov–Dec 1989
2-Month
0.63"
(16.00mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
3rd Driest
Driest since:
1976
125th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Oct–Dec 1989
3-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
7th Driest
Driest since:
1910
121st Wettest
Wettest since:
1931
Sep–Dec 1989
4-Month
7.39"
(187.71mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
46th Driest
Driest since:
1939, 1976
82nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1931
Aug–Dec 1989
5-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
41st Driest
Driest since:
1976
87th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Ties: 1948
Jul–Dec 1989
6-Month
14.31"
(363.47mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
38th Driest
Driest since:
1976
90th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jun–Dec 1989
7-Month
17.67"
(448.82mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
24th Driest
Driest since:
1976
104th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Ties: 1936
May–Dec 1989
8-Month
20.24"
(514.10mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-4.96"
(-125.98mm)
15th Driest
Driest since:
1976
113th Wettest
Wettest since:
1993
Ties: 1929
Apr–Dec 1989
9-Month
22.33"
(567.18mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
-5.82"
(-147.83mm)
14th Driest
Driest since:
1910
114th Wettest
Wettest since:
1993
Mar–Dec 1989
10-Month
23.23"
(590.04mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-6.87"
(-174.50mm)
8th Driest
Driest since:
1910
120th Wettest
Wettest since:
1993
Feb–Dec 1989
11-Month
23.77"
(603.76mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
-7.35"
(-186.69mm)
7th Driest
Driest since:
1910
121st Wettest
Wettest since:
1993
Jan–Dec 1989
12-Month
24.69"
(627.13mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-7.40"
(-187.96mm)
9th Driest
Driest since:
1910
119th Wettest
Wettest since:
1993
Jul 1988–Dec 1989
18-Month
38.75"
(984.25mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
-9.94"
(-252.48mm)
4th Driest
Driest since:
1956
123rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1993
Jan 1988–Dec 1989
24-Month
46.17"
(1,172.72mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
-18.07"
(-458.98mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1989
126th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 1987–Dec 1989
36-Month
79.02"
(2,007.11mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
-17.34"
(-440.43mm)
2nd Driest
Driest since:
1957
124th Wettest
Wettest since:
2010
Jan 1986–Dec 1989
48-Month
118.92"
(3,020.57mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-9.45"
(-240.03mm)
16th Driest
Driest since:
1958
109th Wettest
Wettest since:
2010
Jan 1985–Dec 1989
60-Month
150.07"
(3,811.78mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-10.29"
(-261.36mm)
17th Driest
Driest since:
1956
107th Wettest
Wettest since:
2010

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