Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1974
1-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1973 1952
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
Sep–Oct 1974
2-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-1.47"
(-37.33mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1952
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Aug–Oct 1974
3-Month
9.26"
(235.20mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Jul–Oct 1974
4-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953, 1976
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Jun–Oct 1974
5-Month
16.25"
(412.75mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
May–Oct 1974
6-Month
22.52"
(572.01mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Apr–Oct 1974
7-Month
25.86"
(656.84mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Mar–Oct 1974
8-Month
27.57"
(700.28mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Feb–Oct 1974
9-Month
28.24"
(717.30mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Jan–Oct 1974
10-Month
29.45"
(748.03mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Dec 1973–Oct 1974
11-Month
31.48"
(799.59mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Nov 1973–Oct 1974
12-Month
33.73"
(856.74mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
May 1973–Oct 1974
18-Month
60.71"
(1,542.03mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
6.24"
(158.49mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Nov 1972–Oct 1974
24-Month
76.38"
(1,940.05mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
12.15"
(308.61mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Nov 1971–Oct 1974
36-Month
114.37"
(2,905.00mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Nov 1970–Oct 1974
48-Month
141.74"
(3,600.20mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
13.38"
(339.86mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1958
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Nov 1969–Oct 1974
60-Month
174.18"
(4,424.17mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
13.84"
(351.53mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/