Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1996
1-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1952
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2009
Sep–Oct 1996
2-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1995 1952
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1941
Aug–Oct 1996
3-Month
9.41"
(239.01mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1995 1953
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2018
Jul–Oct 1996
4-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1995 1953, 1976
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1993
Jun–Oct 1996
5-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1993
May–Oct 1996
6-Month
25.02"
(635.51mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Apr–Oct 1996
7-Month
26.65"
(676.91mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1995 1988
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Mar–Oct 1996
8-Month
28.03"
(711.96mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1994 1988
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Feb–Oct 1996
9-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1988
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Ties: 1918
Jan–Oct 1996
10-Month
30.14"
(765.56mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1988
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Ties: 1914
Dec 1995–Oct 1996
11-Month
30.54"
(775.72mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1988
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Nov 1995–Oct 1996
12-Month
32.24"
(818.90mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1994 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
May 1995–Oct 1996
18-Month
53.79"
(1,366.27mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Nov 1994–Oct 1996
24-Month
65.80"
(1,671.32mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1993
Nov 1993–Oct 1996
36-Month
93.80"
(2,382.52mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2010
Nov 1992–Oct 1996
48-Month
145.99"
(3,708.15mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
17.63"
(447.81mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1992 1958
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2010
Nov 1991–Oct 1996
60-Month
181.88"
(4,619.75mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
21.54"
(547.11mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/