Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1927

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1927
1-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
0.92"
(23.36mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1926 1952
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2009
Ties: 1896
Sep–Oct 1927
2-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1952
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1941
Ties: 2007
Aug–Oct 1927
3-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1924 1953
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2018
Jul–Oct 1927
4-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-1.37"
(-34.79mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1917 1953, 1976
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1993
Jun–Oct 1927
5-Month
14.53"
(369.06mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-3.76"
(-95.51mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1916 1976
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1993
May–Oct 1927
6-Month
19.25"
(488.95mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1922 1976
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1993
Apr–Oct 1927
7-Month
24.02"
(610.11mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1925 1988
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1993
Mar–Oct 1927
8-Month
25.90"
(657.86mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1925 1988
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1993
Feb–Oct 1927
9-Month
27.03"
(686.56mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1925 1988
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1993
Jan–Oct 1927
10-Month
27.32"
(693.93mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1925 1988
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1993
Dec 1926–Oct 1927
11-Month
28.37"
(720.60mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1988
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1993
Nov 1926–Oct 1927
12-Month
30.48"
(774.19mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1925 1956
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1993
May 1926–Oct 1927
18-Month
55.98"
(1,421.89mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1926 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Nov 1925–Oct 1927
24-Month
61.74"
(1,568.20mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1926 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1993
Nov 1924–Oct 1927
36-Month
89.90"
(2,283.46mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-6.44"
(-163.58mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1926 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2010
Nov 1923–Oct 1927
48-Month
119.94"
(3,046.48mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-8.42"
(-213.86mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1925 1958
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2010
Nov 1922–Oct 1927
60-Month
152.17"
(3,865.12mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-8.17"
(-207.52mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/