Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1895
1-Month
0.48"
(12.19mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1952
121st Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Ties: 1953
Sep–Oct 1895
2-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1952
108th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Aug–Oct 1895
3-Month
8.02"
(203.71mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 1953
93rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Oct 1895
4-Month
11.27"
(286.26mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-2.39"
(-60.70mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1953, 1976
94th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Jun–Oct 1895
5-Month
15.45"
(392.43mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1976
99th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
May–Oct 1895
6-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1976
103rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Apr–Oct 1895
7-Month
21.21"
(538.73mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1988
104th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Mar–Oct 1895
8-Month
22.02"
(559.31mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1988
109th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Feb–Oct 1895
9-Month
22.54"
(572.52mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-5.71"
(-145.03mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1988
113th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Jan–Oct 1895
10-Month
23.40"
(594.36mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-5.83"
(-148.08mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1988
113th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/