Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1961
1-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1960 1952
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2009
Ties: 1913
Sep–Oct 1961
2-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
4.31"
(109.48mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1960 1952
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Aug–Oct 1961
3-Month
13.31"
(338.07mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1960 1953
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Jul–Oct 1961
4-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
5.19"
(131.83mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1960 1953, 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Jun–Oct 1961
5-Month
22.23"
(564.64mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
May–Oct 1961
6-Month
24.63"
(625.60mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Apr–Oct 1961
7-Month
26.62"
(676.15mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Mar–Oct 1961
8-Month
30.84"
(783.34mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1960 1988
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Feb–Oct 1961
9-Month
32.54"
(826.52mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1960 1988
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Jan–Oct 1961
10-Month
32.81"
(833.37mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1960 1988
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Dec 1960–Oct 1961
11-Month
33.43"
(849.12mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Nov 1960–Oct 1961
12-Month
34.38"
(873.25mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Ties: 1938
May 1960–Oct 1961
18-Month
58.45"
(1,484.63mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Nov 1959–Oct 1961
24-Month
70.25"
(1,784.35mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Nov 1958–Oct 1961
36-Month
106.49"
(2,704.85mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2010
Nov 1957–Oct 1961
48-Month
133.63"
(3,394.20mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1960 1958
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Nov 1956–Oct 1961
60-Month
164.02"
(4,166.11mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/