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Statewide Data Info
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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, December 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2015
1-Month
4.71"
(119.63mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
2002
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
2015
Nov–Dec 2015
2-Month
8.79"
(223.27mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1976
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
2015
Oct–Dec 2015
3-Month
10.55"
(267.97mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
126th Driest
Driest since:
1910
2nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1931
Sep–Dec 2015
4-Month
14.73"
(374.14mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
124th Driest
Driest since:
1939, 1976
4th Wettest
Wettest since:
1931
Aug–Dec 2015
5-Month
20.02"
(508.51mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
7.35"
(186.69mm)
124th Driest
Driest since:
1976
4th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jul–Dec 2015
6-Month
25.53"
(648.46mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
9.01"
(228.85mm)
124th Driest
Driest since:
1976
4th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jun–Dec 2015
7-Month
31.91"
(810.51mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
10.76"
(273.30mm)
123rd Driest
Driest since:
1976
5th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
May–Dec 2015
8-Month
36.97"
(939.04mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
11.77"
(298.96mm)
124th Driest
Driest since:
1976
4th Wettest
Wettest since:
1993
Apr–Dec 2015
9-Month
40.34"
(1,024.64mm)
28.15"
(715.01mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
125th Driest
Driest since:
1910
3rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1993
Mar–Dec 2015
10-Month
40.90"
(1,038.86mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
123rd Driest
Driest since:
1910
5th Wettest
Wettest since:
1993
Feb–Dec 2015
11-Month
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
31.12"
(790.45mm)
10.89"
(276.60mm)
122nd Driest
Driest since:
1910
6th Wettest
Wettest since:
1993
Jan–Dec 2015
12-Month
42.53"
(1,080.26mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
10.44"
(265.17mm)
121st Driest
Driest since:
1910
7th Wettest
Wettest since:
1993
Jul 2014–Dec 2015
18-Month
61.13"
(1,552.70mm)
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
12.44"
(315.97mm)
119th Driest
Driest since:
1956
8th Wettest
Wettest since:
1993
Jan 2014–Dec 2015
24-Month
81.22"
(2,062.99mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
16.98"
(431.29mm)
121st Driest
Driest since:
1989
6th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 2013–Dec 2015
36-Month
115.66"
(2,937.76mm)
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
19.30"
(490.22mm)
118th Driest
Driest since:
1957
8th Wettest
Wettest since:
2010
Jan 2012–Dec 2015
48-Month
141.27"
(3,588.26mm)
128.37"
(3,260.60mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
103rd Driest
Driest since:
1958
22nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2010
Jan 2011–Dec 2015
60-Month
173.10"
(4,396.74mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
12.74"
(323.60mm)
97th Driest
Driest since:
1956
27th Wettest
Wettest since:
2010

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