Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1943
1-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1942 1952
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009
Ties: 1992
Sep–Oct 1943
2-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1952
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Aug–Oct 1943
3-Month
8.91"
(226.31mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1942 1953
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2018
Jul–Oct 1943
4-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1953, 1976
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Jun–Oct 1943
5-Month
19.47"
(494.54mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1940 1976
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
May–Oct 1943
6-Month
23.82"
(605.03mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1940 1976
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Apr–Oct 1943
7-Month
26.42"
(671.07mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1942 1988
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Mar–Oct 1943
8-Month
27.97"
(710.44mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1942 1988
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Feb–Oct 1943
9-Month
28.74"
(730.00mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1942 1988
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Ties: 1981
Jan–Oct 1943
10-Month
29.51"
(749.55mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1942 1988
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Dec 1942–Oct 1943
11-Month
31.04"
(788.42mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1940 1988
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Nov 1942–Oct 1943
12-Month
32.77"
(832.36mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
May 1942–Oct 1943
18-Month
57.21"
(1,453.13mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Nov 1941–Oct 1943
24-Month
65.77"
(1,670.56mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Nov 1940–Oct 1943
36-Month
102.11"
(2,593.59mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
5.77"
(146.55mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1942 1957
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2010
Nov 1939–Oct 1943
48-Month
129.84"
(3,297.94mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1942 1958
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2010
Nov 1938–Oct 1943
60-Month
156.64"
(3,978.66mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 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/