Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1931

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1931
1-Month
2.97"
(75.44mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1952
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2009
Sep–Oct 1931
2-Month
9.71"
(246.63mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1930 1952
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1941
Aug–Oct 1931
3-Month
12.85"
(326.39mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1953
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2018
Jul–Oct 1931
4-Month
15.46"
(392.68mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1930 1953, 1976
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
Jun–Oct 1931
5-Month
18.91"
(480.31mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
0.62"
(15.74mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1976
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
May–Oct 1931
6-Month
21.82"
(554.23mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1930 1976
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
Apr–Oct 1931
7-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1930 1988
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
Mar–Oct 1931
8-Month
25.72"
(653.29mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1930 1988
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
Feb–Oct 1931
9-Month
25.95"
(659.13mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1930 1988
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
Ties: 1917
Jan–Oct 1931
10-Month
26.45"
(671.83mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1988
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1993
Dec 1930–Oct 1931
11-Month
27.00"
(685.80mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1930 1988
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1993
Nov 1930–Oct 1931
12-Month
29.15"
(740.41mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1930 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1993
May 1930–Oct 1931
18-Month
46.96"
(1,192.78mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-7.51"
(-190.76mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1930 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Nov 1929–Oct 1931
24-Month
54.12"
(1,374.65mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-10.11"
(-256.79mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1993
Nov 1928–Oct 1931
36-Month
86.63"
(2,200.40mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-9.71"
(-246.64mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1912 1957
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2010
Nov 1927–Oct 1931
48-Month
119.44"
(3,033.78mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-8.92"
(-226.56mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1925 1958
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2010
Nov 1926–Oct 1931
60-Month
149.92"
(3,807.97mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-10.42"
(-264.67mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1926 1956
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/