Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1955
1-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1953 1952
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2009
Ties: 1939, 1942
Sep–Oct 1955
2-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1953 1952
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1941
Aug–Oct 1955
3-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1953 1953
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Jul–Oct 1955
4-Month
9.87"
(250.70mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-3.79"
(-96.26mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1953 1953, 1976
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jun–Oct 1955
5-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-5.43"
(-137.93mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1953 1976
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
May–Oct 1955
6-Month
15.57"
(395.48mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-6.76"
(-171.70mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1953 1976
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Apr–Oct 1955
7-Month
19.07"
(484.38mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-6.21"
(-157.73mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1953 1988
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Mar–Oct 1955
8-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-7.19"
(-182.62mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1988
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Feb–Oct 1955
9-Month
21.34"
(542.04mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-6.91"
(-175.51mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1988
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jan–Oct 1955
10-Month
22.24"
(564.90mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-6.99"
(-177.54mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1988
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Dec 1954–Oct 1955
11-Month
22.96"
(583.18mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-7.37"
(-187.20mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1988
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Nov 1954–Oct 1955
12-Month
23.20"
(589.28mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-8.87"
(-225.30mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
May 1954–Oct 1955
18-Month
48.63"
(1,235.20mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-5.84"
(-148.34mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1953 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Nov 1953–Oct 1955
24-Month
59.09"
(1,500.89mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-5.14"
(-130.55mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1953 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Nov 1952–Oct 1955
36-Month
86.12"
(2,187.45mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-10.22"
(-259.59mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1936 1957
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Nov 1951–Oct 1955
48-Month
113.98"
(2,895.09mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-14.38"
(-365.25mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1937 1958
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Nov 1950–Oct 1955
60-Month
155.01"
(3,937.25mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-5.33"
(-135.39mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/