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Iowa, Climate Division 8. South Central

Precipitation Rankings, February 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1979
1-Month
0.47"
(11.94mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1911
Jan–Feb 1979
2-Month
2.30"
(58.42mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1978 1970
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1911
Dec 1978–Feb 1979
3-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1960
Nov 1978–Feb 1979
4-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
5.33"
(135.38mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1932
Oct 1978–Feb 1979
5-Month
7.71"
(195.83mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1932
Sep 1978–Feb 1979
6-Month
14.80"
(375.92mm)
11.93"
(303.02mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1942
Aug 1978–Feb 1979
7-Month
18.15"
(461.01mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1932
Jul 1978–Feb 1979
8-Month
23.56"
(598.42mm)
19.76"
(501.90mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1903
Jun 1978–Feb 1979
9-Month
28.42"
(721.87mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1903
May 1978–Feb 1979
10-Month
33.42"
(848.87mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1903
Apr 1978–Feb 1979
11-Month
39.33"
(998.98mm)
31.95"
(811.53mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Ties: 1936
Mar 1978–Feb 1979
12-Month
40.11"
(1,018.79mm)
34.05"
(864.87mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1978 1989
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Sep 1977–Feb 1979
18-Month
54.94"
(1,395.48mm)
45.97"
(1,167.64mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1989
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1994
Mar 1977–Feb 1979
24-Month
79.03"
(2,007.36mm)
68.09"
(1,729.49mm)
10.94"
(277.87mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Mar 1976–Feb 1979
36-Month
107.77"
(2,737.36mm)
102.06"
(2,592.32mm)
5.71"
(145.04mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Mar 1975–Feb 1979
48-Month
138.98"
(3,530.09mm)
136.02"
(3,454.91mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Mar 1974–Feb 1979
60-Month
173.84"
(4,415.54mm)
170.05"
(4,319.27mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1973 1958
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/