Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1917
1-Month
1.34"
(34.04mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1915 1952
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2009
Sep–Oct 1917
2-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1941
Aug–Oct 1917
3-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1899 1953
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2018
Ties: 1948
Jul–Oct 1917
4-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-4.73"
(-120.14mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1897 1953, 1976
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1993
Jun–Oct 1917
5-Month
15.50"
(393.70mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1916 1976
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Ties: 1936
May–Oct 1917
6-Month
19.41"
(493.01mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1916 1976
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Apr–Oct 1917
7-Month
23.80"
(604.52mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1916 1988
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Mar–Oct 1917
8-Month
25.58"
(649.73mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1916 1988
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Feb–Oct 1917
9-Month
25.95"
(659.13mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1916 1988
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Ties: 1931
Jan–Oct 1917
10-Month
26.80"
(680.72mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1916 1988
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Dec 1916–Oct 1917
11-Month
27.82"
(706.63mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1916 1988
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Nov 1916–Oct 1917
12-Month
29.36"
(745.74mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1916 1956
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
May 1916–Oct 1917
18-Month
48.24"
(1,225.30mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-6.23"
(-158.24mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1911 1956
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Nov 1915–Oct 1917
24-Month
57.86"
(1,469.64mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-6.37"
(-161.80mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1911 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1993
Nov 1914–Oct 1917
36-Month
95.79"
(2,433.07mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1914 1957
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010
Nov 1913–Oct 1917
48-Month
128.07"
(3,252.98mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1914 1958
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010
Nov 1912–Oct 1917
60-Month
157.69"
(4,005.33mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/