Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1986
1-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1985 1952
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2009
Sep–Oct 1986
2-Month
10.56"
(268.22mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1985 1952
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Aug–Oct 1986
3-Month
14.48"
(367.79mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1953
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jul–Oct 1986
4-Month
19.53"
(496.06mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1953, 1976
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Jun–Oct 1986
5-Month
24.18"
(614.17mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
5.89"
(149.60mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1976
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
May–Oct 1986
6-Month
29.80"
(756.92mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1985 1976
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Apr–Oct 1986
7-Month
34.37"
(873.00mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
9.09"
(230.89mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1985 1988
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Mar–Oct 1986
8-Month
36.48"
(926.59mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
9.25"
(234.95mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1988
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Feb–Oct 1986
9-Month
37.72"
(958.09mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1988
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Jan–Oct 1986
10-Month
37.94"
(963.68mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
8.71"
(221.24mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1988
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Dec 1985–Oct 1986
11-Month
39.21"
(995.93mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1985 1988
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Nov 1985–Oct 1986
12-Month
41.45"
(1,052.83mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
May 1985–Oct 1986
18-Month
62.37"
(1,584.20mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Nov 1984–Oct 1986
24-Month
73.23"
(1,860.04mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
Nov 1983–Oct 1986
36-Month
111.80"
(2,839.72mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
15.46"
(392.68mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Nov 1982–Oct 1986
48-Month
148.86"
(3,781.04mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1985 1958
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Nov 1981–Oct 1986
60-Month
187.12"
(4,752.85mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
26.78"
(680.21mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/