Iowa Annual Weather Summary, 2008

(2008) Iowa Annual Weather Summary, 2008. Agriculture and Land Stewardship


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General Summary. Temperatures over the past year averaged 45.8º or 2.0º below normal while precipitation totaled 43.79 inches or 9.71 inches above normal. This ranks as the 11th coolest and 4th wettest year among 136 years of state records. The last cooler year came in 1996 while only 1993 (48.22”), 1881 (44.16”) and 1902 (44.04”) brought more precipitation. The previous year of 2007 now ranks fifth wettest year (43.35”).

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Weather, Climatology, rain
Subjects: Natural resources and environment > Weather
Natural resources and environment
Natural resources and environment > Earth sciences
ID Code: 7641
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 07 Aug 2009 14:17
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2009 14:17