Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1928
1-Month
3.64"
(92.46mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1927 1952
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2009
Sep–Oct 1928
2-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1924 1952
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1941
Aug–Oct 1928
3-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1927 1953
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2018
Jul–Oct 1928
4-Month
17.23"
(437.64mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1927 1953, 1976
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1993
Jun–Oct 1928
5-Month
22.61"
(574.29mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
4.32"
(109.72mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1927 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1993
May–Oct 1928
6-Month
25.10"
(637.54mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1976
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1993
Apr–Oct 1928
7-Month
27.29"
(693.17mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1927 1988
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1993
Mar–Oct 1928
8-Month
28.74"
(730.00mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1927 1988
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1993
Ties: 1968
Feb–Oct 1928
9-Month
30.67"
(779.02mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1927 1988
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1993
Jan–Oct 1928
10-Month
30.83"
(783.08mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1927 1988
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1993
Dec 1927–Oct 1928
11-Month
31.88"
(809.75mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1927 1988
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1993
Nov 1927–Oct 1928
12-Month
32.81"
(833.37mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1927 1956
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1993
May 1927–Oct 1928
18-Month
52.06"
(1,322.32mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Nov 1926–Oct 1928
24-Month
63.29"
(1,607.57mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1927 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1993
Nov 1925–Oct 1928
36-Month
94.55"
(2,401.57mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1927 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2010
Nov 1924–Oct 1928
48-Month
122.71"
(3,116.83mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-5.65"
(-143.51mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1927 1958
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2010
Nov 1923–Oct 1928
60-Month
152.75"
(3,879.85mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-7.59"
(-192.79mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1927 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/