Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1983
1-Month
3.37"
(85.60mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1952
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Ties: 1997
Sep–Oct 1983
2-Month
7.47"
(189.74mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1982 1952
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Aug–Oct 1983
3-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1976 1953
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2018
Jul–Oct 1983
4-Month
12.54"
(318.52mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1976 1953, 1976
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Jun–Oct 1983
5-Month
17.95"
(455.93mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
May–Oct 1983
6-Month
22.64"
(575.06mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Ties: 2017
Apr–Oct 1983
7-Month
25.55"
(648.97mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1980 1988
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Ties: 1992
Mar–Oct 1983
8-Month
28.79"
(731.27mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Feb–Oct 1983
9-Month
30.03"
(762.76mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Jan–Oct 1983
10-Month
30.73"
(780.54mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Dec 1982–Oct 1983
11-Month
34.13"
(866.90mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1981 1988
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Nov 1982–Oct 1983
12-Month
37.06"
(941.32mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
4.99"
(126.74mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Ties: 1896
May 1982–Oct 1983
18-Month
64.84"
(1,646.94mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
10.37"
(263.40mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Nov 1981–Oct 1983
24-Month
75.32"
(1,913.13mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
11.09"
(281.69mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1993
Nov 1980–Oct 1983
36-Month
105.68"
(2,684.27mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
9.34"
(237.23mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2010
Nov 1979–Oct 1983
48-Month
135.64"
(3,445.26mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
7.28"
(184.92mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1982 1958
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Nov 1978–Oct 1983
60-Month
171.03"
(4,344.16mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
10.69"
(271.52mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/