Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1959
1-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2009
Ties: 1929
Sep–Oct 1959
2-Month
7.29"
(185.17mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
1.33"
(33.79mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1941
Aug–Oct 1959
3-Month
12.20"
(309.88mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1958 1953
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Jul–Oct 1959
4-Month
14.59"
(370.59mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
0.93"
(23.63mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1958 1953, 1976
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jun–Oct 1959
5-Month
18.64"
(473.46mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
May–Oct 1959
6-Month
26.22"
(665.99mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Apr–Oct 1959
7-Month
29.05"
(737.87mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Mar–Oct 1959
8-Month
32.28"
(819.91mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Feb–Oct 1959
9-Month
33.60"
(853.44mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Jan–Oct 1959
10-Month
34.37"
(873.00mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Dec 1958–Oct 1959
11-Month
34.62"
(879.35mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Nov 1958–Oct 1959
12-Month
36.24"
(920.50mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
May 1958–Oct 1959
18-Month
55.73"
(1,415.54mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Ties: 1997
Nov 1957–Oct 1959
24-Month
63.38"
(1,609.85mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Nov 1956–Oct 1959
36-Month
93.77"
(2,381.76mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Nov 1955–Oct 1959
48-Month
116.23"
(2,952.24mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-12.13"
(-308.10mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Nov 1954–Oct 1959
60-Month
139.43"
(3,541.52mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-20.91"
(-531.12mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/