Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1929

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1929
1-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1952
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2009
Ties: 1959
Sep–Oct 1929
2-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1928 1952
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1941
Aug–Oct 1929
3-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1922 1953
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2018
Jul–Oct 1929
4-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1927 1953, 1976
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
Ties: 1934
Jun–Oct 1929
5-Month
16.27"
(413.26mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1976
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
May–Oct 1929
6-Month
18.66"
(473.96mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1922 1976
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
Apr–Oct 1929
7-Month
23.15"
(588.01mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1922 1988
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
Mar–Oct 1929
8-Month
24.54"
(623.32mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-2.69"
(-68.32mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1922 1988
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
Feb–Oct 1929
9-Month
25.86"
(656.84mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1925 1988
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
Jan–Oct 1929
10-Month
27.87"
(707.90mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1927 1988
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
Dec 1928–Oct 1929
11-Month
28.74"
(730.00mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1927 1988
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
Nov 1928–Oct 1929
12-Month
32.51"
(825.75mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1927 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
May 1928–Oct 1929
18-Month
57.61"
(1,463.29mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
3.14"
(79.75mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1928 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Nov 1927–Oct 1929
24-Month
65.32"
(1,659.13mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1928 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1993
Nov 1926–Oct 1929
36-Month
95.80"
(2,433.32mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1928 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2010
Nov 1925–Oct 1929
48-Month
127.06"
(3,227.32mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1928 1958
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2010
Nov 1924–Oct 1929
60-Month
155.22"
(3,942.59mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
-5.12"
(-130.05mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1928 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/