Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1971
1-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.32"
(33.52mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1969 1952
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2009
Ties: 1969
Sep–Oct 1971
2-Month
6.03"
(153.16mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1952
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Aug–Oct 1971
3-Month
7.27"
(184.66mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1953
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Jul–Oct 1971
4-Month
10.70"
(271.78mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-2.96"
(-75.18mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1967 1953, 1976
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Jun–Oct 1971
5-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1966 1976
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
May–Oct 1971
6-Month
18.77"
(476.76mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-3.56"
(-90.42mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1966 1976
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Apr–Oct 1971
7-Month
20.14"
(511.56mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-5.14"
(-130.55mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1956 1988
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Mar–Oct 1971
8-Month
21.05"
(534.67mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-6.18"
(-156.97mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1956 1988
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Feb–Oct 1971
9-Month
23.47"
(596.14mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1966 1988
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Jan–Oct 1971
10-Month
24.56"
(623.82mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-4.67"
(-118.62mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1966 1988
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Dec 1970–Oct 1971
11-Month
25.68"
(652.27mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1966 1988
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Ties: 1963
Nov 1970–Oct 1971
12-Month
27.37"
(695.20mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
May 1970–Oct 1971
18-Month
53.13"
(1,349.50mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Nov 1969–Oct 1971
24-Month
59.81"
(1,519.17mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Nov 1968–Oct 1971
36-Month
96.12"
(2,441.45mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Nov 1967–Oct 1971
48-Month
127.24"
(3,231.90mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1958
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Nov 1966–Oct 1971
60-Month
157.34"
(3,996.44mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/