Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 2014

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2014
1-Month
3.17"
(80.52mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2013 1952
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Ties: 1919
Sep–Oct 2014
2-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2013 1952
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1941
Aug–Oct 2014
3-Month
13.44"
(341.38mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2013 1953
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2018
Jul–Oct 2014
4-Month
16.74"
(425.20mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
3.08"
(78.24mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2013 1953, 1976
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Ties: 2015
Jun–Oct 2014
5-Month
26.40"
(670.56mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
May–Oct 2014
6-Month
29.44"
(747.78mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
7.11"
(180.60mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Apr–Oct 2014
7-Month
34.09"
(865.89mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
8.81"
(223.78mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2013 1988
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Mar–Oct 2014
8-Month
34.90"
(886.46mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2013 1988
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Feb–Oct 2014
9-Month
36.40"
(924.56mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2013 1988
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Jan–Oct 2014
10-Month
36.83"
(935.48mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2013 1988
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Dec 2013–Oct 2014
11-Month
37.45"
(951.23mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2013 1988
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Nov 2013–Oct 2014
12-Month
39.04"
(991.62mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
6.97"
(177.04mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2013 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
May 2013–Oct 2014
18-Month
60.53"
(1,537.46mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2013 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Nov 2012–Oct 2014
24-Month
73.85"
(1,875.79mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2013 1956
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
Nov 2011–Oct 2014
36-Month
101.04"
(2,566.42mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1957
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2010
Nov 2010–Oct 2014
48-Month
131.58"
(3,342.13mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2006 1958
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2010
Nov 2009–Oct 2014
60-Month
176.49"
(4,482.85mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1956
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/