Climate at a Glance

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Iowa, Climate Division 1. Northwest

Precipitation Rankings, February 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1940
1-Month
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1915
Ties: 2010
Jan–Feb 1940
2-Month
1.19"
(30.23mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1915
Dec 1939–Feb 1940
3-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Nov 1939–Feb 1940
4-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1896 1964
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Oct 1939–Feb 1940
5-Month
2.76"
(70.10mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-2.63"
(-66.81mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1896 1990
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Sep 1939–Feb 1940
6-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1940
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Aug 1939–Feb 1940
7-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
-4.51"
(-114.55mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1918 1959
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Feb 1940
8-Month
10.83"
(275.08mm)
15.82"
(401.83mm)
-4.99"
(-126.75mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1901
Jun 1939–Feb 1940
9-Month
14.79"
(375.67mm)
20.23"
(513.84mm)
-5.44"
(-138.17mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1939–Feb 1940
10-Month
17.45"
(443.23mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-6.63"
(-168.40mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Apr 1939–Feb 1940
11-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
26.65"
(676.91mm)
-7.80"
(-198.12mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1939–Feb 1940
12-Month
19.55"
(496.57mm)
28.23"
(717.04mm)
-8.68"
(-220.47mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1938–Feb 1940
18-Month
34.03"
(864.36mm)
36.87"
(936.50mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1938–Feb 1940
24-Month
55.38"
(1,406.65mm)
56.48"
(1,434.59mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Mar 1937–Feb 1940
36-Month
85.06"
(2,160.52mm)
84.67"
(2,150.62mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1959
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1936–Feb 1940
48-Month
105.42"
(2,677.67mm)
112.85"
(2,866.39mm)
-7.43"
(-188.72mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1938 1959
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1935–Feb 1940
60-Month
133.27"
(3,385.06mm)
141.08"
(3,583.43mm)
-7.81"
(-198.37mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1938 1959
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/