Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2005
1-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-1.38"
(-35.06mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1999 1952
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2009
Ties: 2010
Sep–Oct 2005
2-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2003 1952
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1941
Aug–Oct 2005
3-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2003 1953
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2018
Jul–Oct 2005
4-Month
10.49"
(266.45mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-3.17"
(-80.51mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1953, 1976
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Jun–Oct 2005
5-Month
15.74"
(399.80mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
May–Oct 2005
6-Month
19.59"
(497.59mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-2.74"
(-69.59mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Apr–Oct 2005
7-Month
23.04"
(585.22mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-2.24"
(-56.89mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2003 1988
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Mar–Oct 2005
8-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-3.14"
(-79.75mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2003 1988
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Ties: 1963
Feb–Oct 2005
9-Month
25.61"
(650.49mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2003 1988
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Jan–Oct 2005
10-Month
26.92"
(683.77mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2003 1988
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Dec 2004–Oct 2005
11-Month
27.50"
(698.50mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1988
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Nov 2004–Oct 2005
12-Month
29.71"
(754.63mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-2.36"
(-59.95mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
May 2004–Oct 2005
18-Month
54.60"
(1,386.84mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Nov 2003–Oct 2005
24-Month
67.07"
(1,703.58mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Nov 2002–Oct 2005
36-Month
91.48"
(2,323.59mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-4.86"
(-123.45mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2010
Nov 2001–Oct 2005
48-Month
122.88"
(3,121.15mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-5.48"
(-139.19mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2003 1958
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2010
Nov 2000–Oct 2005
60-Month
158.91"
(4,036.31mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-1.43"
(-36.33mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2010
Ties: 1915

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/