Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1970
1-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.77"
(44.95mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1969 1952
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2009
Sep–Oct 1970
2-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1969 1952
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Aug–Oct 1970
3-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1969 1953
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2018
Jul–Oct 1970
4-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1969 1953, 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Jun–Oct 1970
5-Month
20.81"
(528.57mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
2.52"
(64.00mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1968 1976
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
May–Oct 1970
6-Month
25.76"
(654.30mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1968 1976
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Apr–Oct 1970
7-Month
28.07"
(712.98mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1968 1988
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Mar–Oct 1970
8-Month
30.27"
(768.86mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1968 1988
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Feb–Oct 1970
9-Month
30.44"
(773.18mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1988
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Jan–Oct 1970
10-Month
30.71"
(780.03mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1968 1988
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Ties: 1978
Dec 1969–Oct 1970
11-Month
32.17"
(817.12mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1968 1988
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Nov 1969–Oct 1970
12-Month
32.44"
(823.98mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
May 1969–Oct 1970
18-Month
58.28"
(1,480.31mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Nov 1968–Oct 1970
24-Month
68.75"
(1,746.25mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Nov 1967–Oct 1970
36-Month
99.87"
(2,536.70mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010
Nov 1966–Oct 1970
48-Month
129.97"
(3,301.24mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1969 1958
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2010
Nov 1965–Oct 1970
60-Month
156.72"
(3,980.69mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/