Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1946
1-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.02"
(25.90mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1945 1952
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009
Sep–Oct 1946
2-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1945 1952
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Aug–Oct 1946
3-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1945 1953
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2018
Jul–Oct 1946
4-Month
14.41"
(366.01mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1945 1953, 1976
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Jun–Oct 1946
5-Month
20.66"
(524.76mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
2.37"
(60.19mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
May–Oct 1946
6-Month
25.18"
(639.57mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Apr–Oct 1946
7-Month
26.32"
(668.53mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1945 1988
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
Mar–Oct 1946
8-Month
30.35"
(770.89mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1988
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
Feb–Oct 1946
9-Month
30.72"
(780.29mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1945 1988
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
Jan–Oct 1946
10-Month
32.51"
(825.75mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1945 1988
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
Dec 1945–Oct 1946
11-Month
34.47"
(875.54mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1945 1988
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Nov 1945–Oct 1946
12-Month
35.75"
(908.05mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
May 1945–Oct 1946
18-Month
57.37"
(1,457.20mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Nov 1944–Oct 1946
24-Month
69.63"
(1,768.60mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Nov 1943–Oct 1946
36-Month
104.96"
(2,665.98mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
8.62"
(218.94mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2010
Nov 1942–Oct 1946
48-Month
137.73"
(3,498.34mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
9.37"
(238.00mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1945 1958
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2010
Nov 1941–Oct 1946
60-Month
170.73"
(4,336.54mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
10.39"
(263.90mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 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/