Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1902
1-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1901 1952
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2009
Sep–Oct 1902
2-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
0.83"
(21.09mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1941
Aug–Oct 1902
3-Month
13.51"
(343.15mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1901 1953
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2018
Jul–Oct 1902
4-Month
22.14"
(562.36mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
8.48"
(215.40mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1953, 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Jun–Oct 1902
5-Month
29.27"
(743.46mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1976
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
May–Oct 1902
6-Month
34.81"
(884.17mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
12.48"
(316.99mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1901 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Apr–Oct 1902
7-Month
36.55"
(928.37mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
11.27"
(286.26mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1988
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Mar–Oct 1902
8-Month
37.99"
(964.95mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
10.76"
(273.31mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1988
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Feb–Oct 1902
9-Month
38.67"
(982.22mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1901 1988
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Jan–Oct 1902
10-Month
39.56"
(1,004.82mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
10.33"
(262.38mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1901 1988
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Dec 1901–Oct 1902
11-Month
40.51"
(1,028.95mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
10.18"
(258.57mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1901 1988
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Nov 1901–Oct 1902
12-Month
41.34"
(1,050.04mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1901 1956
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
May 1901–Oct 1902
18-Month
57.98"
(1,472.69mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1901 1956
44th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1900–Oct 1902
24-Month
65.56"
(1,665.22mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1901 1956
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Nov 1899–Oct 1902
36-Month
102.28"
(2,597.91mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
5.94"
(150.87mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1901 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Nov 1898–Oct 1902
48-Month
129.88"
(3,298.95mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1901 1958
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Nov 1897–Oct 1902
60-Month
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1901 1956
64th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/