Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2003
1-Month
1.00"
(25.40mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1999 1952
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2009
Sep–Oct 2003
2-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2000 1952
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1941
Aug–Oct 2003
3-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-4.66"
(-118.36mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1976 1953
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2018
Jul–Oct 2003
4-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1976 1953, 1976
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Jun–Oct 2003
5-Month
13.73"
(348.74mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-4.56"
(-115.83mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1988 1976
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
May–Oct 2003
6-Month
18.34"
(465.84mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-3.99"
(-101.34mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1988 1976
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Apr–Oct 2003
7-Month
21.59"
(548.39mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-3.69"
(-93.72mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Mar–Oct 2003
8-Month
22.74"
(577.60mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-4.49"
(-114.04mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1989 1988
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Feb–Oct 2003
9-Month
23.56"
(598.42mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-4.69"
(-119.13mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1989 1988
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Jan–Oct 2003
10-Month
23.95"
(608.33mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Dec 2002–Oct 2003
11-Month
24.19"
(614.43mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-6.14"
(-155.95mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Nov 2002–Oct 2003
12-Month
24.41"
(620.01mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-7.66"
(-194.57mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1988 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
May 2002–Oct 2003
18-Month
47.36"
(1,202.94mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-7.11"
(-180.60mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Nov 2001–Oct 2003
24-Month
55.81"
(1,417.57mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-8.42"
(-213.87mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Nov 2000–Oct 2003
36-Month
91.84"
(2,332.74mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2010
Nov 1999–Oct 2003
48-Month
119.48"
(3,034.79mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-8.88"
(-225.55mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1990 1958
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2010
Nov 1998–Oct 2003
60-Month
152.06"
(3,862.32mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-8.28"
(-210.32mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1991 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 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/