Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2004
1-Month
2.05"
(52.07mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2003 1952
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2009
Ties: 1909
Sep–Oct 2004
2-Month
4.71"
(119.63mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2003 1952
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1941
Aug–Oct 2004
3-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2003 1953
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2018
Jul–Oct 2004
4-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1953, 1976
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Jun–Oct 2004
5-Month
17.15"
(435.61mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
May–Oct 2004
6-Month
24.89"
(632.21mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1993
Apr–Oct 2004
7-Month
26.74"
(679.20mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2003 1988
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Mar–Oct 2004
8-Month
30.49"
(774.45mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1988
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1993
Feb–Oct 2004
9-Month
31.66"
(804.16mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1988
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1993
Jan–Oct 2004
10-Month
32.62"
(828.55mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1988
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1993
Ties: 1908
Dec 2003–Oct 2004
11-Month
33.90"
(861.06mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1988
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1993
Nov 2003–Oct 2004
12-Month
37.36"
(948.94mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
5.29"
(134.36mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1993
May 2003–Oct 2004
18-Month
55.70"
(1,414.78mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Nov 2002–Oct 2004
24-Month
61.77"
(1,568.96mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Nov 2001–Oct 2004
36-Month
93.17"
(2,366.52mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2010
Nov 2000–Oct 2004
48-Month
129.20"
(3,281.68mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2003 1958
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Nov 1999–Oct 2004
60-Month
156.84"
(3,983.74mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/