Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1903
1-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2009
Ties: 1994
Sep–Oct 1903
2-Month
5.65"
(143.51mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1941
Aug–Oct 1903
3-Month
12.05"
(306.07mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1901 1953
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2018
Jul–Oct 1903
4-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1901 1953, 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Jun–Oct 1903
5-Month
20.22"
(513.59mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1901 1976
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
May–Oct 1903
6-Month
28.77"
(730.76mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1901 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Apr–Oct 1903
7-Month
31.75"
(806.45mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1901 1988
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Mar–Oct 1903
8-Month
33.13"
(841.50mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1901 1988
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Feb–Oct 1903
9-Month
34.25"
(869.95mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1901 1988
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Jan–Oct 1903
10-Month
34.50"
(876.30mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1901 1988
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Dec 1902–Oct 1903
11-Month
36.66"
(931.16mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
6.33"
(160.78mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1901 1988
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Nov 1902–Oct 1903
12-Month
38.73"
(983.74mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
6.66"
(169.16mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1901 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
May 1902–Oct 1903
18-Month
73.54"
(1,867.92mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1901–Oct 1903
24-Month
80.07"
(2,033.78mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Nov 1900–Oct 1903
36-Month
104.29"
(2,648.97mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
7.95"
(201.93mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1902 1957
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Nov 1899–Oct 1903
48-Month
141.01"
(3,581.65mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1902 1958
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Nov 1898–Oct 1903
60-Month
168.61"
(4,282.69mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
8.27"
(210.05mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/