Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1982
1-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1981 1952
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Sep–Oct 1982
2-Month
6.74"
(171.20mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
0.78"
(19.82mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1952
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Aug–Oct 1982
3-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1981 1953
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2018
Ties: 1979
Jul–Oct 1982
4-Month
17.45"
(443.23mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1981 1953, 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Ties: 1941, 1973
Jun–Oct 1982
5-Month
20.75"
(527.05mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1981 1976
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
May–Oct 1982
6-Month
27.78"
(705.61mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
5.45"
(138.43mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1981 1976
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Apr–Oct 1982
7-Month
30.24"
(768.10mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
4.96"
(125.99mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Mar–Oct 1982
8-Month
32.93"
(836.42mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Feb–Oct 1982
9-Month
33.33"
(846.58mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Jan–Oct 1982
10-Month
35.11"
(891.79mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Dec 1981–Oct 1982
11-Month
36.21"
(919.73mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Nov 1981–Oct 1982
12-Month
38.26"
(971.80mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
6.19"
(157.22mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
May 1981–Oct 1982
18-Month
61.43"
(1,560.32mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Nov 1980–Oct 1982
24-Month
68.62"
(1,742.95mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Nov 1979–Oct 1982
36-Month
98.58"
(2,503.93mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Nov 1978–Oct 1982
48-Month
133.97"
(3,402.84mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
5.61"
(142.50mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1981 1958
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Nov 1977–Oct 1982
60-Month
167.39"
(4,251.71mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/