Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, August 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2008
1-Month
1.96"
(49.78mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-1.88"
(-47.76mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2003 1984
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2007
Jul–Aug 2008
2-Month
7.84"
(199.14mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1947
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1993
Jun–Aug 2008
3-Month
16.72"
(424.69mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2007 1927
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Ties: 1907
May–Aug 2008
4-Month
22.39"
(568.71mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
6.01"
(152.66mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Apr–Aug 2008
5-Month
28.25"
(717.55mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
8.93"
(226.82mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Mar–Aug 2008
6-Month
29.51"
(749.55mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
8.23"
(209.04mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Feb–Aug 2008
7-Month
31.22"
(792.99mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
8.93"
(226.82mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1988
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Jan–Aug 2008
8-Month
31.90"
(810.26mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
8.63"
(219.20mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1988
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Dec 2007–Aug 2008
9-Month
34.34"
(872.24mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1988
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Nov 2007–Aug 2008
10-Month
34.52"
(876.81mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
8.41"
(213.62mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1993
Oct 2007–Aug 2008
11-Month
39.62"
(1,006.35mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Sep 2007–Aug 2008
12-Month
42.49"
(1,079.25mm)
32.12"
(815.85mm)
10.37"
(263.40mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Mar 2007–Aug 2008
18-Month
71.72"
(1,821.69mm)
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2007 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Sep 2006–Aug 2008
24-Month
84.03"
(2,134.36mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
19.75"
(501.65mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Sep 2005–Aug 2008
36-Month
113.83"
(2,891.28mm)
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
17.44"
(442.97mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2010
Sep 2004–Aug 2008
48-Month
144.05"
(3,658.87mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2010
Sep 2003–Aug 2008
60-Month
180.81"
(4,592.57mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
20.44"
(519.17mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 29, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/