Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1976
1-Month
1.53"
(38.86mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1975 1952
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2009
Sep–Oct 1976
2-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-2.96"
(-75.18mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1975 1952
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1941
Aug–Oct 1976
3-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-5.32"
(-135.13mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1953 1953
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Jul–Oct 1976
4-Month
7.03"
(178.56mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-6.63"
(-168.40mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1953 1953, 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Ties: 1953
Jun–Oct 1976
5-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-8.01"
(-203.46mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
May–Oct 1976
6-Month
13.48"
(342.39mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-8.85"
(-224.79mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Apr–Oct 1976
7-Month
18.07"
(458.98mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-7.21"
(-183.13mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1953 1988
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Mar–Oct 1976
8-Month
21.48"
(545.59mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-5.75"
(-146.05mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Feb–Oct 1976
9-Month
22.96"
(583.18mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-5.29"
(-134.37mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 1988
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Jan–Oct 1976
10-Month
23.19"
(589.03mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-6.04"
(-153.41mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1956 1988
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Dec 1975–Oct 1976
11-Month
23.95"
(608.33mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-6.38"
(-162.05mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1956 1988
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Nov 1975–Oct 1976
12-Month
27.42"
(696.47mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
May 1975–Oct 1976
18-Month
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-9.84"
(-249.94mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Nov 1974–Oct 1976
24-Month
55.79"
(1,417.07mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-8.44"
(-214.37mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Nov 1973–Oct 1976
36-Month
89.52"
(2,273.81mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-6.82"
(-173.23mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Nov 1972–Oct 1976
48-Month
132.17"
(3,357.12mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
3.81"
(96.78mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1958
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Nov 1971–Oct 1976
60-Month
170.16"
(4,322.06mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
9.82"
(249.42mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1975 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/