Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1900
1-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Sep–Oct 1900
2-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
3.03"
(76.97mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Aug–Oct 1900
3-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1899 1953
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Oct 1900
4-Month
20.31"
(515.87mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
6.65"
(168.91mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1899 1953, 1976
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Jun–Oct 1900
5-Month
24.26"
(616.20mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
5.97"
(151.63mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1899 1976
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
May–Oct 1900
6-Month
27.39"
(695.71mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
5.06"
(128.53mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1899 1976
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Apr–Oct 1900
7-Month
30.08"
(764.03mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1899 1988
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Mar–Oct 1900
8-Month
32.17"
(817.12mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1899 1988
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Feb–Oct 1900
9-Month
33.44"
(849.38mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
5.19"
(131.83mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1899 1988
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Jan–Oct 1900
10-Month
33.94"
(862.08mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
4.71"
(119.64mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1899 1988
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Dec 1899–Oct 1900
11-Month
35.53"
(902.46mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1899 1988
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
Nov 1899–Oct 1900
12-Month
36.72"
(932.69mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1993
May 1899–Oct 1900
18-Month
57.36"
(1,456.94mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1898–Oct 1900
24-Month
64.32"
(1,633.73mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Nov 1897–Oct 1900
36-Month
94.74"
(2,406.40mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1899 1957
75th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Nov 1896–Oct 1900
48-Month
121.37"
(3,082.80mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-6.99"
(-177.54mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1958
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Nov 1895–Oct 1900
60-Month
158.43"
(4,024.12mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
51st Driest Driest to Date 1956
71st Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Ties: 1922

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/