Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, October 1963

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1963
1-Month
1.08"
(27.43mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2009
Sep–Oct 1963
2-Month
3.55"
(90.17mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1956 1952
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1941
Aug–Oct 1963
3-Month
7.35"
(186.69mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1958 1953
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2018
Jul–Oct 1963
4-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1957 1953, 1976
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993
Jun–Oct 1963
5-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1976
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993
May–Oct 1963
6-Month
18.38"
(466.85mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1956 1976
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993
Apr–Oct 1963
7-Month
21.51"
(546.35mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1956 1988
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993
Mar–Oct 1963
8-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-3.14"
(-79.75mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993
Ties: 2005
Feb–Oct 1963
9-Month
24.65"
(626.11mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993
Jan–Oct 1963
10-Month
25.30"
(642.62mm)
29.23"
(742.44mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993
Dec 1962–Oct 1963
11-Month
25.68"
(652.27mm)
30.33"
(770.38mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993
Ties: 1971
Nov 1962–Oct 1963
12-Month
26.24"
(666.50mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
-5.83"
(-148.08mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993
May 1962–Oct 1963
18-Month
50.23"
(1,275.84mm)
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
-4.24"
(-107.70mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Nov 1961–Oct 1963
24-Month
60.80"
(1,544.32mm)
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993
Nov 1960–Oct 1963
36-Month
95.18"
(2,417.57mm)
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010
Nov 1959–Oct 1963
48-Month
131.05"
(3,328.67mm)
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1958
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010
Nov 1958–Oct 1963
60-Month
167.29"
(4,249.17mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/