Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1990
1-Month
1.88"
(47.75mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1988 1952
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2009
Sep–Oct 1990
2-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-2.69"
(-68.32mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1941
Aug–Oct 1990
3-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1976 1953
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2018
Jul–Oct 1990
4-Month
13.96"
(354.58mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1989 1953, 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Jun–Oct 1990
5-Month
21.92"
(556.77mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
May–Oct 1990
6-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
5.32"
(135.13mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Apr–Oct 1990
7-Month
29.91"
(759.71mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1988
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Mar–Oct 1990
8-Month
34.21"
(868.93mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
6.98"
(177.29mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1989 1988
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Feb–Oct 1990
9-Month
34.88"
(885.95mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1989 1988
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Jan–Oct 1990
10-Month
35.76"
(908.30mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1989 1988
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Dec 1989–Oct 1990
11-Month
36.12"
(917.45mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
5.79"
(147.07mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1989 1988
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Nov 1989–Oct 1990
12-Month
36.39"
(924.31mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
May 1989–Oct 1990
18-Month
56.00"
(1,422.40mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Nov 1988–Oct 1990
24-Month
63.86"
(1,622.04mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Nov 1987–Oct 1990
36-Month
86.37"
(2,193.80mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-9.97"
(-253.24mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1989 1957
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Nov 1986–Oct 1990
48-Month
116.74"
(2,965.20mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-11.62"
(-295.14mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1959 1958
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2010
Nov 1985–Oct 1990
60-Month
158.19"
(4,018.03mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/