Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1950
1-Month
1.26"
(32.00mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-1.03"
(-26.17mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1952
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2009
Sep–Oct 1950
2-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1944 1952
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Aug–Oct 1950
3-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1897 1953
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Jul–Oct 1950
4-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-3.44"
(-87.37mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1947 1953, 1976
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1993
Jun–Oct 1950
5-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-2.31"
(-58.68mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1993
May–Oct 1950
6-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1949 1976
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Apr–Oct 1950
7-Month
23.64"
(600.46mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1949 1988
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Mar–Oct 1950
8-Month
24.67"
(626.62mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1949 1988
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Feb–Oct 1950
9-Month
26.20"
(665.48mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1949 1988
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Jan–Oct 1950
10-Month
27.70"
(703.58mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1949 1988
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Dec 1949–Oct 1950
11-Month
28.79"
(731.27mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1949 1988
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Nov 1949–Oct 1950
12-Month
29.29"
(743.97mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1993
May 1949–Oct 1950
18-Month
48.48"
(1,231.39mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-5.99"
(-152.15mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1949 1956
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Nov 1948–Oct 1950
24-Month
60.26"
(1,530.60mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1949 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1993
Nov 1947–Oct 1950
36-Month
87.71"
(2,227.83mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-8.63"
(-219.21mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1936 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Nov 1946–Oct 1950
48-Month
121.17"
(3,077.72mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-7.19"
(-182.62mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1958
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Nov 1945–Oct 1950
60-Month
156.92"
(3,985.77mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/