Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1912

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1912
1-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1910 1952
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2009
Sep–Oct 1912
2-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1910 1952
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1941
Aug–Oct 1912
3-Month
10.90"
(276.86mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1910 1953
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2018
Jul–Oct 1912
4-Month
14.66"
(372.36mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1911 1953, 1976
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1993
Jun–Oct 1912
5-Month
17.33"
(440.18mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1976
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1993
May–Oct 1912
6-Month
20.50"
(520.70mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1911 1976
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1993
Apr–Oct 1912
7-Month
23.11"
(586.99mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1910 1988
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1993
Mar–Oct 1912
8-Month
25.07"
(636.78mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1911 1988
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1993
Feb–Oct 1912
9-Month
26.22"
(665.99mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1910 1988
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1993
Jan–Oct 1912
10-Month
26.74"
(679.20mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1910 1988
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1993
Dec 1911–Oct 1912
11-Month
29.25"
(742.95mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1911 1988
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1993
Nov 1911–Oct 1912
12-Month
30.68"
(779.27mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1911 1956
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1993
May 1911–Oct 1912
18-Month
50.81"
(1,290.57mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-3.66"
(-92.97mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1911 1956
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Ties: 1925
Nov 1910–Oct 1912
24-Month
59.08"
(1,500.63mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1911 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1993
Nov 1909–Oct 1912
36-Month
86.10"
(2,186.94mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-10.24"
(-260.10mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1899 1957
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2010
Nov 1908–Oct 1912
48-Month
120.37"
(3,057.40mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-7.99"
(-202.94mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1901 1958
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2010
Nov 1907–Oct 1912
60-Month
154.98"
(3,936.49mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-5.36"
(-136.15mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1901 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/