Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1952
1-Month
0.02"
(0.51mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1952
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2009
Sep–Oct 1952
2-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-5.09"
(-129.28mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1952
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Aug–Oct 1952
3-Month
5.56"
(141.22mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-4.24"
(-107.70mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1897 1953
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Jul–Oct 1952
4-Month
9.34"
(237.24mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-4.32"
(-109.72mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1947 1953, 1976
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Jun–Oct 1952
5-Month
14.73"
(374.14mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-3.56"
(-90.43mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
May–Oct 1952
6-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Apr–Oct 1952
7-Month
20.42"
(518.67mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-4.86"
(-123.44mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1948 1988
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Mar–Oct 1952
8-Month
23.64"
(600.46mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-3.59"
(-91.18mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1949 1988
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Feb–Oct 1952
9-Month
24.29"
(616.97mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1949 1988
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Jan–Oct 1952
10-Month
25.60"
(650.24mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1988
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Dec 1951–Oct 1952
11-Month
26.57"
(674.88mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1988
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Nov 1951–Oct 1952
12-Month
27.86"
(707.64mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-4.21"
(-106.94mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
May 1951–Oct 1952
18-Month
55.47"
(1,408.94mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Nov 1950–Oct 1952
24-Month
68.89"
(1,749.81mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
4.66"
(118.37mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Nov 1949–Oct 1952
36-Month
98.18"
(2,493.77mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2010
Nov 1948–Oct 1952
48-Month
129.15"
(3,280.41mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1958
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Nov 1947–Oct 1952
60-Month
156.60"
(3,977.64mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/