Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, August 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2005
1-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1984
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2007
Ties: 2011
Jul–Aug 2005
2-Month
6.29"
(159.77mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2003 1947
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Jun–Aug 2005
3-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2003 1927
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
May–Aug 2005
4-Month
15.39"
(390.91mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Apr–Aug 2005
5-Month
18.84"
(478.54mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Mar–Aug 2005
6-Month
19.89"
(505.21mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Feb–Aug 2005
7-Month
21.41"
(543.81mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1988
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Jan–Aug 2005
8-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2003 1988
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Dec 2004–Aug 2005
9-Month
23.30"
(591.82mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2003 1988
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Nov 2004–Aug 2005
10-Month
25.51"
(647.95mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Oct 2004–Aug 2005
11-Month
27.56"
(700.02mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Sep 2004–Aug 2005
12-Month
30.22"
(767.59mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Mar 2004–Aug 2005
18-Month
56.00"
(1,422.40mm)
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2004 1911
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1993
Sep 2003–Aug 2005
24-Month
66.98"
(1,701.29mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1993
Sep 2002–Aug 2005
36-Month
92.57"
(2,351.28mm)
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2003 1957
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2010
Sep 2001–Aug 2005
48-Month
125.21"
(3,180.33mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-3.16"
(-80.27mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2010
Sep 2000–Aug 2005
60-Month
158.62"
(4,028.95mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 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/