Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, August 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1996
1-Month
3.79"
(96.27mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1995 1984
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2007
Jul–Aug 1996
2-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1995 1947
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1993
Jun–Aug 1996
3-Month
12.06"
(306.32mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1995 1927
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1993
May–Aug 1996
4-Month
19.40"
(492.76mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1995 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Apr–Aug 1996
5-Month
21.03"
(534.16mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Mar–Aug 1996
6-Month
22.41"
(569.21mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Feb–Aug 1996
7-Month
22.68"
(576.07mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1994 1988
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Jan–Aug 1996
8-Month
24.52"
(622.81mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1994 1988
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Dec 1995–Aug 1996
9-Month
24.92"
(632.97mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1994 1988
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Nov 1995–Aug 1996
10-Month
26.62"
(676.15mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Oct 1995–Aug 1996
11-Month
28.62"
(726.95mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Sep 1995–Aug 1996
12-Month
31.58"
(802.13mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Ties: 2021
Mar 1995–Aug 1996
18-Month
55.64"
(1,413.26mm)
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1995 1911
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1993
Sep 1994–Aug 1996
24-Month
65.69"
(1,668.53mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1995 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1993
Sep 1993–Aug 1996
36-Month
93.18"
(2,366.77mm)
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
-3.21"
(-81.54mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2010
Sep 1992–Aug 1996
48-Month
147.58"
(3,748.53mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
19.21"
(487.93mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2010
Sep 1991–Aug 1996
60-Month
181.97"
(4,622.04mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1992 1957
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/