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Iowa, Climate Division 5. Central

Precipitation Rankings, February 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1973
1-Month
1.74"
(44.20mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1970
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1915
Jan–Feb 1973
2-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1970
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1915
Dec 1972–Feb 1973
3-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
2.13"
(54.11mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
Nov 1972–Feb 1973
4-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
2.71"
(68.84mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1932
Oct 1972–Feb 1973
5-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1932
Sep 1972–Feb 1973
6-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
10.91"
(277.11mm)
5.07"
(128.78mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1932
Aug 1972–Feb 1973
7-Month
21.36"
(542.54mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
6.62"
(168.14mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jul 1972–Feb 1973
8-Month
26.20"
(665.48mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1994
Jun 1972–Feb 1973
9-Month
31.68"
(804.67mm)
23.37"
(593.60mm)
8.31"
(211.07mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1994
May 1972–Feb 1973
10-Month
36.01"
(914.65mm)
27.48"
(697.99mm)
8.53"
(216.66mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1994
Apr 1972–Feb 1973
11-Month
39.14"
(994.16mm)
30.44"
(773.18mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1989
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1994
Mar 1972–Feb 1973
12-Month
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
32.44"
(823.98mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1989
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1994
Sep 1971–Feb 1973
18-Month
51.65"
(1,311.91mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
8.29"
(210.57mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1989
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1994
Mar 1971–Feb 1973
24-Month
65.92"
(1,674.37mm)
64.85"
(1,647.19mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1972 1990
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Mar 1970–Feb 1973
36-Month
103.37"
(2,625.60mm)
97.16"
(2,467.86mm)
6.21"
(157.74mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Mar 1969–Feb 1973
48-Month
138.78"
(3,525.01mm)
129.44"
(3,287.78mm)
9.34"
(237.23mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1959
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Mar 1968–Feb 1973
60-Month
172.77"
(4,388.36mm)
161.78"
(4,109.21mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/