Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1962
1-Month
2.81"
(71.37mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1960 1952
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2009
Sep–Oct 1962
2-Month
4.98"
(126.49mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1941
Aug–Oct 1962
3-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1953
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Ties: 1991
Jul–Oct 1962
4-Month
15.36"
(390.14mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1960 1953, 1976
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993
Jun–Oct 1962
5-Month
18.44"
(468.38mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993
Ties: 1944
May–Oct 1962
6-Month
23.99"
(609.35mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993
Ties: 1978
Apr–Oct 1962
7-Month
25.79"
(655.07mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993
Mar–Oct 1962
8-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993
Ties: 1926
Feb–Oct 1962
9-Month
29.47"
(748.54mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993
Jan–Oct 1962
10-Month
30.11"
(764.79mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993
Dec 1961–Oct 1962
11-Month
31.60"
(802.64mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993
Nov 1961–Oct 1962
12-Month
34.56"
(877.82mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
May 1961–Oct 1962
18-Month
59.19"
(1,503.43mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Nov 1960–Oct 1962
24-Month
68.94"
(1,751.08mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
4.71"
(119.64mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993
Nov 1959–Oct 1962
36-Month
104.81"
(2,662.17mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
8.47"
(215.13mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2010
Nov 1958–Oct 1962
48-Month
141.05"
(3,582.67mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
12.69"
(322.33mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1961 1958
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2010
Nov 1957–Oct 1962
60-Month
168.19"
(4,272.03mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/