Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1968
1-Month
3.48"
(88.39mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1967 1952
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2009
Sep–Oct 1968
2-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
2.18"
(55.38mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1967 1952
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Aug–Oct 1968
3-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1953
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2018
Jul–Oct 1968
4-Month
16.02"
(406.91mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1967 1953, 1976
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Jun–Oct 1968
5-Month
20.74"
(526.80mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
May–Oct 1968
6-Month
23.43"
(595.12mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Apr–Oct 1968
7-Month
27.82"
(706.63mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1967 1988
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Mar–Oct 1968
8-Month
28.74"
(730.00mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1967 1988
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Ties: 1928
Feb–Oct 1968
9-Month
28.92"
(734.57mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1967 1988
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Jan–Oct 1968
10-Month
29.54"
(750.32mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1967 1988
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Dec 1967–Oct 1968
11-Month
30.45"
(773.43mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1967 1988
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Nov 1967–Oct 1968
12-Month
31.12"
(790.45mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
May 1967–Oct 1968
18-Month
53.01"
(1,346.45mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Nov 1966–Oct 1968
24-Month
61.22"
(1,554.99mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1993
Nov 1965–Oct 1968
36-Month
87.97"
(2,234.44mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-8.37"
(-212.60mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2010
Nov 1964–Oct 1968
48-Month
127.38"
(3,235.45mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1967 1958
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2010
Nov 1963–Oct 1968
60-Month
158.33"
(4,021.58mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 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/