Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2008
1-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
0.97"
(24.63mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2006 1952
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2009
Sep–Oct 2008
2-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2006 1952
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Aug–Oct 2008
3-Month
9.38"
(238.25mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1953
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2018
Jul–Oct 2008
4-Month
15.26"
(387.60mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2006 1953, 1976
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1993
Jun–Oct 2008
5-Month
24.14"
(613.16mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2006 1976
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1993
May–Oct 2008
6-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2007 1976
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Apr–Oct 2008
7-Month
35.67"
(906.02mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
10.39"
(263.91mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2007 1988
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Mar–Oct 2008
8-Month
36.93"
(938.02mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
9.70"
(246.38mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2006 1988
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1993
Feb–Oct 2008
9-Month
38.64"
(981.46mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
10.39"
(263.91mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2006 1988
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1993
Jan–Oct 2008
10-Month
39.32"
(998.73mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
10.09"
(256.29mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2006 1988
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1993
Dec 2007–Oct 2008
11-Month
41.76"
(1,060.70mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
11.43"
(290.32mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2006 1988
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1993
Nov 2007–Oct 2008
12-Month
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
9.87"
(250.70mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2006 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1993
May 2007–Oct 2008
18-Month
71.71"
(1,821.43mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
17.24"
(437.89mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Nov 2006–Oct 2008
24-Month
85.59"
(2,173.99mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
21.36"
(542.55mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Nov 2005–Oct 2008
36-Month
117.05"
(2,973.07mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2010
Nov 2004–Oct 2008
48-Month
146.76"
(3,727.70mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2007 1958
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2010
Nov 2003–Oct 2008
60-Month
184.12"
(4,676.65mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
23.78"
(604.01mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/