Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of December 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1960

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1960
1-Month
2.18"
(55.37mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2009
Sep–Oct 1960
2-Month
5.71"
(145.03mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Ties: 1991
Aug–Oct 1960
3-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1953
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Jul–Oct 1960
4-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1958 1953, 1976
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Jun–Oct 1960
5-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
May–Oct 1960
6-Month
24.07"
(611.38mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Apr–Oct 1960
7-Month
27.34"
(694.44mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Mar–Oct 1960
8-Month
28.88"
(733.55mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Feb–Oct 1960
9-Month
30.05"
(763.27mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Jan–Oct 1960
10-Month
32.24"
(818.90mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
3.01"
(76.46mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Dec 1959–Oct 1960
11-Month
34.01"
(863.85mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Nov 1959–Oct 1960
12-Month
35.87"
(911.10mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
May 1959–Oct 1960
18-Month
62.09"
(1,577.09mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Nov 1958–Oct 1960
24-Month
72.11"
(1,831.59mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1993
Nov 1957–Oct 1960
36-Month
99.25"
(2,520.95mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2010
Nov 1956–Oct 1960
48-Month
129.64"
(3,292.86mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
1.28"
(32.52mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1959 1958
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Nov 1955–Oct 1960
60-Month
152.10"
(3,863.34mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-8.24"
(-209.30mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/