The total precipitation for October was 5.92 inches. According to Decorah's weather observer Richard Bernatz, there were 18 days with measurable precipitation in October. The average for October is usually between 7-8 days. The maximum 24 hour total was 2 inches on October 7th.
April was the second wettest month with 5.51 inches and 8 of the past 12 months were wetter than average.