Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1980
1-Month
1.96"
(49.78mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1978 1952
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Ties: 1921
Sep–Oct 1980
2-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.87"
(-22.09mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1941
Aug–Oct 1980
3-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1979 1953
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1914
Jul–Oct 1980
4-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1953, 1976
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Jun–Oct 1980
5-Month
20.24"
(514.10mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
May–Oct 1980
6-Month
23.07"
(585.98mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Apr–Oct 1980
7-Month
24.51"
(622.55mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1976 1988
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Mar–Oct 1980
8-Month
25.53"
(648.46mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1976 1988
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Feb–Oct 1980
9-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1988
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Jan–Oct 1980
10-Month
27.57"
(700.28mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1988
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Dec 1979–Oct 1980
11-Month
28.11"
(713.99mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1976 1988
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Nov 1979–Oct 1980
12-Month
29.96"
(760.98mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1976 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
May 1979–Oct 1980
18-Month
52.95"
(1,344.93mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Nov 1978–Oct 1980
24-Month
65.35"
(1,659.89mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Nov 1977–Oct 1980
36-Month
98.77"
(2,508.76mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Ties: 1907
Nov 1976–Oct 1980
48-Month
133.06"
(3,379.72mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1979 1958
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Nov 1975–Oct 1980
60-Month
160.48"
(4,076.19mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/