Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2012
1-Month
2.98"
(75.69mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2011 1952
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Sep–Oct 2012
2-Month
4.60"
(116.84mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2011 1952
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1941
Aug–Oct 2012
3-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2011 1953
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2018
Jul–Oct 2012
4-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-5.01"
(-127.25mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1976 1953, 1976
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
Jun–Oct 2012
5-Month
11.46"
(291.08mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-6.83"
(-173.49mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
May–Oct 2012
6-Month
14.97"
(380.24mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-7.36"
(-186.94mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1988 1976
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
Apr–Oct 2012
7-Month
18.87"
(479.30mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-6.41"
(-162.81mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
Mar–Oct 2012
8-Month
20.78"
(527.81mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-6.45"
(-163.83mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
Ties: 1939
Feb–Oct 2012
9-Month
22.46"
(570.48mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-5.79"
(-147.07mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
Jan–Oct 2012
10-Month
23.03"
(584.96mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-6.20"
(-157.48mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
Dec 2011–Oct 2012
11-Month
25.11"
(637.79mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-5.22"
(-132.59mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2003 1988
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
Nov 2011–Oct 2012
12-Month
27.19"
(690.63mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-4.88"
(-123.95mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
May 2011–Oct 2012
18-Month
47.22"
(1,199.39mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-7.25"
(-184.15mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Nov 2010–Oct 2012
24-Month
57.73"
(1,466.34mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-6.50"
(-165.10mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
Nov 2009–Oct 2012
36-Month
102.64"
(2,607.06mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2006 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Nov 2008–Oct 2012
48-Month
141.66"
(3,598.16mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
13.30"
(337.82mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2006 1958
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Nov 2007–Oct 2012
60-Month
183.60"
(4,663.44mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
23.26"
(590.80mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 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/