Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1951
1-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1950 1952
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2009
Sep–Oct 1951
2-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1952
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Aug–Oct 1951
3-Month
11.91"
(302.51mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1950 1953
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Jul–Oct 1951
4-Month
16.44"
(417.58mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
2.78"
(70.62mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1950 1953, 1976
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Jun–Oct 1951
5-Month
22.63"
(574.80mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
4.34"
(110.23mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
May–Oct 1951
6-Month
27.61"
(701.29mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Apr–Oct 1951
7-Month
32.50"
(825.50mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1950 1988
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Mar–Oct 1951
8-Month
36.68"
(931.67mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1950 1988
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Feb–Oct 1951
9-Month
39.10"
(993.14mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1988
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Jan–Oct 1951
10-Month
39.71"
(1,008.63mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1950 1988
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Dec 1950–Oct 1951
11-Month
40.46"
(1,027.68mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1950 1988
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Nov 1950–Oct 1951
12-Month
41.03"
(1,042.16mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
May 1950–Oct 1951
18-Month
61.90"
(1,572.26mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
7.43"
(188.72mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Nov 1949–Oct 1951
24-Month
70.32"
(1,786.13mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1993
Nov 1948–Oct 1951
36-Month
101.29"
(2,572.77mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Nov 1947–Oct 1951
48-Month
128.74"
(3,270.00mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
0.38"
(9.66mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1950 1958
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Nov 1946–Oct 1951
60-Month
162.20"
(4,119.88mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/