Climate at a Glance

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Iowa, Climate Division 5. Central

Precipitation Rankings, February 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2016
1-Month
0.77"
(19.56mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2009 1970
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1915
Jan–Feb 2016
2-Month
1.40"
(35.56mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1970
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1915
Ties: 1978
Dec 2015–Feb 2016
3-Month
6.78"
(172.21mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 2015–Feb 2016
4-Month
9.94"
(252.48mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
5.13"
(130.31mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Oct 2015–Feb 2016
5-Month
11.75"
(298.45mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1932
Sep 2015–Feb 2016
6-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
10.91"
(277.11mm)
4.91"
(124.72mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1932
Aug 2015–Feb 2016
7-Month
22.38"
(568.45mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
7.64"
(194.05mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 2015–Feb 2016
8-Month
28.48"
(723.39mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
9.82"
(249.43mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Jun 2015–Feb 2016
9-Month
35.91"
(912.11mm)
23.37"
(593.60mm)
12.54"
(318.51mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
May 2015–Feb 2016
10-Month
40.55"
(1,029.97mm)
27.48"
(697.99mm)
13.07"
(331.98mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Apr 2015–Feb 2016
11-Month
44.15"
(1,121.41mm)
30.44"
(773.18mm)
13.71"
(348.23mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1989
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Mar 2015–Feb 2016
12-Month
44.54"
(1,131.32mm)
32.44"
(823.98mm)
12.10"
(307.34mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1989
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Sep 2014–Feb 2016
18-Month
56.26"
(1,429.00mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1989
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Mar 2014–Feb 2016
24-Month
85.39"
(2,168.91mm)
64.85"
(1,647.19mm)
20.54"
(521.72mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2015 1990
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Mar 2013–Feb 2016
36-Month
120.42"
(3,058.67mm)
97.16"
(2,467.86mm)
23.26"
(590.81mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Mar 2012–Feb 2016
48-Month
144.93"
(3,681.22mm)
129.44"
(3,287.78mm)
15.49"
(393.44mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Mar 2011–Feb 2016
60-Month
175.43"
(4,455.92mm)
161.78"
(4,109.21mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 15, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/