Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1896
1-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
0.92"
(23.36mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1895 1952
34th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Ties: 1927
Sep–Oct 1896
2-Month
7.18"
(182.37mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1952
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Aug–Oct 1896
3-Month
10.59"
(268.99mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1895 1953
50th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Oct 1896
4-Month
17.18"
(436.37mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1895 1953, 1976
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Jun–Oct 1896
5-Month
20.45"
(519.43mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
May–Oct 1896
6-Month
26.92"
(683.77mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Apr–Oct 1896
7-Month
31.96"
(811.78mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1895 1988
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Mar–Oct 1896
8-Month
33.05"
(839.47mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1895 1988
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Feb–Oct 1896
9-Month
33.65"
(854.71mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1895 1988
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Jan–Oct 1896
10-Month
34.13"
(866.90mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1895 1988
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Dec 1895–Oct 1896
11-Month
35.58"
(903.73mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
107th Driest Driest to Date 1988
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Nov 1895–Oct 1896
12-Month
37.06"
(941.32mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
4.99"
(126.74mm)
105th Driest Driest to Date 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Ties: 1983
May 1895–Oct 1896
18-Month
55.71"
(1,415.03mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
67th Driest Driest to Date 1956
60th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/