Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1905

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1905
1-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1904 1952
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2009
Sep–Oct 1905
2-Month
6.88"
(174.75mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1904 1952
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Aug–Oct 1905
3-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1904 1953
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2018
Jul–Oct 1905
4-Month
14.05"
(356.87mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1953, 1976
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1993
Ties: 1925
Jun–Oct 1905
5-Month
19.06"
(484.12mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1904 1976
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1993
May–Oct 1905
6-Month
25.15"
(638.81mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1976
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1993
Apr–Oct 1905
7-Month
28.08"
(713.23mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1988
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1993
Mar–Oct 1905
8-Month
30.16"
(766.06mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1904 1988
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1993
Feb–Oct 1905
9-Month
31.70"
(805.18mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1988
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1993
Jan–Oct 1905
10-Month
32.67"
(829.82mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1904 1988
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1993
Dec 1904–Oct 1905
11-Month
34.05"
(864.87mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1904 1988
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1993
Nov 1904–Oct 1905
12-Month
34.21"
(868.93mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1904 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1993
May 1904–Oct 1905
18-Month
53.33"
(1,354.58mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2019
Nov 1903–Oct 1905
24-Month
61.54"
(1,563.12mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-2.69"
(-68.32mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1993
Nov 1902–Oct 1905
36-Month
100.27"
(2,546.86mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2010
Nov 1901–Oct 1905
48-Month
141.61"
(3,596.89mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
13.25"
(336.55mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1904 1958
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Nov 1900–Oct 1905
60-Month
165.83"
(4,212.08mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
5.49"
(139.44mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/