Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2011
1-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1988 1952
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2009
Sep–Oct 2011
2-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-3.54"
(-89.91mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1953 1952
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1941
Aug–Oct 2011
3-Month
5.44"
(138.18mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2003 1953
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2018
Jul–Oct 2011
4-Month
8.84"
(224.54mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-4.82"
(-122.42mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1953, 1976
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Jun–Oct 2011
5-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-3.26"
(-82.81mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
May–Oct 2011
6-Month
20.03"
(508.76mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2006 1976
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Apr–Oct 2011
7-Month
23.84"
(605.54mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2005 1988
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Mar–Oct 2011
8-Month
25.34"
(643.64mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1988
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Feb–Oct 2011
9-Month
26.73"
(678.94mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2005 1988
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Jan–Oct 2011
10-Month
27.67"
(702.82mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2005 1988
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Dec 2010–Oct 2011
11-Month
28.90"
(734.06mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2005 1988
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Nov 2010–Oct 2011
12-Month
30.54"
(775.72mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2005 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
May 2010–Oct 2011
18-Month
64.04"
(1,626.62mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Nov 2009–Oct 2011
24-Month
75.45"
(1,916.43mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
11.22"
(284.99mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Nov 2008–Oct 2011
36-Month
114.47"
(2,907.54mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Nov 2007–Oct 2011
48-Month
156.41"
(3,972.81mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
28.05"
(712.47mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2009 1958
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Nov 2006–Oct 2011
60-Month
200.06"
(5,081.52mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
39.72"
(1,008.88mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/