Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1898
1-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1897 1952
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Ties: 2002
Sep–Oct 1898
2-Month
6.20"
(157.48mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1952
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1941
Aug–Oct 1898
3-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1897 1953
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Jul–Oct 1898
4-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1953, 1976
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Jun–Oct 1898
5-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
May–Oct 1898
6-Month
21.14"
(536.96mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Apr–Oct 1898
7-Month
23.61"
(599.69mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1897 1988
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Mar–Oct 1898
8-Month
25.47"
(646.94mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1988
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Feb–Oct 1898
9-Month
26.61"
(675.89mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1897 1988
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Jan–Oct 1898
10-Month
28.17"
(715.52mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1897 1988
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Dec 1897–Oct 1898
11-Month
29.79"
(756.67mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1897 1988
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Nov 1897–Oct 1898
12-Month
30.42"
(772.67mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1897 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
May 1897–Oct 1898
18-Month
44.42"
(1,128.27mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-10.05"
(-255.27mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Nov 1896–Oct 1898
24-Month
57.05"
(1,449.07mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-7.18"
(-182.37mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1956
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1993
Nov 1895–Oct 1898
36-Month
94.11"
(2,390.39mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-2.23"
(-56.65mm)
46th Driest Driest to Date 1957
77th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/