Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1957
1-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1956 1952
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2009
Sep–Oct 1957
2-Month
5.45"
(138.43mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1952
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1941
Aug–Oct 1957
3-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1956 1953
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Jul–Oct 1957
4-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1953, 1976
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jun–Oct 1957
5-Month
17.60"
(447.04mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1956 1976
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
May–Oct 1957
6-Month
22.54"
(572.52mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1956 1976
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Apr–Oct 1957
7-Month
25.06"
(636.52mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1956 1988
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Mar–Oct 1957
8-Month
26.94"
(684.28mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1956 1988
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Feb–Oct 1957
9-Month
27.28"
(692.91mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1988
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jan–Oct 1957
10-Month
27.84"
(707.14mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1956 1988
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Dec 1956–Oct 1957
11-Month
28.36"
(720.34mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1956 1988
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Nov 1956–Oct 1957
12-Month
30.39"
(771.91mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
May 1956–Oct 1957
18-Month
48.22"
(1,224.79mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-6.25"
(-158.75mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Nov 1955–Oct 1957
24-Month
52.85"
(1,342.39mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-11.38"
(-289.05mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Nov 1954–Oct 1957
36-Month
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-20.29"
(-515.37mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Nov 1953–Oct 1957
48-Month
111.94"
(2,843.28mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-16.42"
(-417.06mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 1958
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Nov 1952–Oct 1957
60-Month
138.97"
(3,529.84mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-21.37"
(-542.80mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 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/