Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, August 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2006
1-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2005 1984
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2007
Ties: 2009
Jul–Aug 2006
2-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2005 1947
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Ties: 1986
Jun–Aug 2006
3-Month
11.46"
(291.08mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2003 1927
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Ties: 1975
May–Aug 2006
4-Month
13.90"
(353.06mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1989 1936
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Apr–Aug 2006
5-Month
18.20"
(462.28mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Ties: 1994
Mar–Aug 2006
6-Month
21.37"
(542.80mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2005 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Ties: 1917, 1920
Feb–Aug 2006
7-Month
21.69"
(550.93mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1988
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Jan–Aug 2006
8-Month
22.68"
(576.07mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2003 1988
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Dec 2005–Aug 2006
9-Month
23.85"
(605.79mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2005 1988
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Ties: 1967
Nov 2005–Aug 2006
10-Month
25.60"
(650.24mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2005 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Oct 2005–Aug 2006
11-Month
26.51"
(673.35mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Sep 2005–Aug 2006
12-Month
29.80"
(756.92mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Ties: 1949
Mar 2005–Aug 2006
18-Month
49.69"
(1,262.13mm)
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
-3.74"
(-94.99mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1911
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Sep 2004–Aug 2006
24-Month
60.02"
(1,524.51mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-4.26"
(-108.20mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Sep 2003–Aug 2006
36-Month
96.78"
(2,458.21mm)
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2005 1957
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2010
Sep 2002–Aug 2006
48-Month
122.37"
(3,108.20mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2010
Sep 2001–Aug 2006
60-Month
155.01"
(3,937.25mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-5.36"
(-136.15mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 18, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/