Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1918
1-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1917 1952
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2009
Sep–Oct 1918
2-Month
5.44"
(138.18mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.52"
(-13.20mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1952
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1941
Aug–Oct 1918
3-Month
9.03"
(229.36mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1917 1953
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
Jul–Oct 1918
4-Month
12.34"
(313.44mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-1.32"
(-33.52mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1917 1953, 1976
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Jun–Oct 1918
5-Month
17.54"
(445.52mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1917 1976
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
May–Oct 1918
6-Month
24.39"
(619.51mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1917 1976
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Apr–Oct 1918
7-Month
26.69"
(677.93mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1917 1988
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Mar–Oct 1918
8-Month
27.34"
(694.44mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1917 1988
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Feb–Oct 1918
9-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1988
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Ties: 1996
Jan–Oct 1918
10-Month
29.28"
(743.71mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1988
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Dec 1917–Oct 1918
11-Month
29.83"
(757.68mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1917 1988
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Nov 1917–Oct 1918
12-Month
30.10"
(764.54mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1917 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Ties: 1967
May 1917–Oct 1918
18-Month
49.51"
(1,257.55mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-4.96"
(-125.99mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1917 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Nov 1916–Oct 1918
24-Month
59.46"
(1,510.28mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1917 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1993
Ties: 1923
Nov 1915–Oct 1918
36-Month
87.96"
(2,234.18mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-8.38"
(-212.86mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1912 1957
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2010
Nov 1914–Oct 1918
48-Month
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-2.47"
(-62.73mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1914 1958
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2010
Nov 1913–Oct 1918
60-Month
158.17"
(4,017.52mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1917 1956
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 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/