Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2006
1-Month
1.64"
(41.66mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2005 1952
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2009
Sep–Oct 2006
2-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2005 1952
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Aug–Oct 2006
3-Month
11.61"
(294.89mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1953
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2018
Jul–Oct 2006
4-Month
14.83"
(376.68mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1953, 1976
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Ties: 1969
Jun–Oct 2006
5-Month
17.32"
(439.93mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1976
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
May–Oct 2006
6-Month
19.76"
(501.90mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2005 1976
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Apr–Oct 2006
7-Month
24.06"
(611.12mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2005 1988
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Mar–Oct 2006
8-Month
27.23"
(691.64mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2005 1988
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Feb–Oct 2006
9-Month
27.55"
(699.77mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2005 1988
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Jan–Oct 2006
10-Month
28.54"
(724.92mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2005 1988
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Dec 2005–Oct 2006
11-Month
29.71"
(754.63mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2005 1988
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
Nov 2005–Oct 2006
12-Month
31.46"
(799.08mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2005 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1993
May 2005–Oct 2006
18-Month
51.05"
(1,296.67mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Nov 2004–Oct 2006
24-Month
61.17"
(1,553.72mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Nov 2003–Oct 2006
36-Month
98.53"
(2,502.66mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2005 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2010
Nov 2002–Oct 2006
48-Month
122.94"
(3,122.68mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-5.42"
(-137.66mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2005 1958
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2010
Nov 2001–Oct 2006
60-Month
154.34"
(3,920.24mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/