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Miller estimated that Iowa has experienced one weather anomaly every four years — such as an unusually dry spring or wet summer — since 1980. That compares with a previous rate of one weather anomaly every 20 years.Nov. 2012: Iowa scientists: Drought a sign of climate change
"There's no doubt that we have a wetter (climate) that we're dealing with," he said.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- This year's drought is consistent with predictions that global climate change would bring about weather extremes including more frequent droughts, said a report released Monday.