Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2002
1-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2001 1952
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2009
Ties: 1898
Sep–Oct 2002
2-Month
5.29"
(134.37mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.67"
(-17.01mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2000 1952
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Aug–Oct 2002
3-Month
11.10"
(281.94mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2001 1953
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2018
Ties: 1919
Jul–Oct 2002
4-Month
15.34"
(389.64mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
1.68"
(42.68mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2001 1953, 1976
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Jun–Oct 2002
5-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1993
Ties: 1932
May–Oct 2002
6-Month
22.95"
(582.93mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2000 1976
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Apr–Oct 2002
7-Month
26.57"
(674.88mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1988
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Mar–Oct 2002
8-Month
27.73"
(704.34mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2000 1988
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Feb–Oct 2002
9-Month
28.62"
(726.95mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2000 1988
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Jan–Oct 2002
10-Month
29.02"
(737.11mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2000 1988
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Dec 2001–Oct 2002
11-Month
29.85"
(758.19mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2000 1988
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Nov 2001–Oct 2002
12-Month
31.40"
(797.56mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2000 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
May 2001–Oct 2002
18-Month
55.13"
(1,400.30mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Nov 2000–Oct 2002
24-Month
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1993
Ties: 1969
Nov 1999–Oct 2002
36-Month
95.07"
(2,414.78mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Nov 1998–Oct 2002
48-Month
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1997 1958
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Nov 1997–Oct 2002
60-Month
167.21"
(4,247.13mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
6.87"
(174.49mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2010

Citing This Page

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