Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2010
1-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-1.38"
(-35.06mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2005 1952
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Ties: 2005
Sep–Oct 2010
2-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2006 1952
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1941
Aug–Oct 2010
3-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2008 1953
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2018
Jul–Oct 2010
4-Month
19.03"
(483.36mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2009 1953, 1976
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1993
Jun–Oct 2010
5-Month
29.31"
(744.47mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
11.02"
(279.90mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2009 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
May–Oct 2010
6-Month
33.50"
(850.90mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
11.17"
(283.72mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1976
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Apr–Oct 2010
7-Month
37.20"
(944.88mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
11.92"
(302.77mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2009 1988
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Mar–Oct 2010
8-Month
38.92"
(988.57mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
11.69"
(296.93mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2009 1988
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Feb–Oct 2010
9-Month
39.88"
(1,012.95mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
11.63"
(295.40mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2009 1988
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Jan–Oct 2010
10-Month
41.18"
(1,045.97mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2009 1988
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Dec 2009–Oct 2010
11-Month
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
13.39"
(340.11mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2009 1988
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Nov 2009–Oct 2010
12-Month
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
12.84"
(326.13mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
May 2009–Oct 2010
18-Month
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
17.82"
(452.63mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Nov 2008–Oct 2010
24-Month
83.93"
(2,131.82mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
19.70"
(500.38mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1993
Nov 2007–Oct 2010
36-Month
125.87"
(3,197.10mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
29.53"
(750.06mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Nov 2006–Oct 2010
48-Month
169.52"
(4,305.81mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
41.16"
(1,045.47mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1958
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Nov 2005–Oct 2010
60-Month
200.98"
(5,104.89mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
40.64"
(1,032.25mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/