Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1898
1-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1897 1970
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 1915
Ties: 1975
Jan–Feb 1898
2-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1896 1970
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1915
Dec 1897–Feb 1898
3-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1897 1964
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 1897–Feb 1898
4-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1932
Oct 1897–Feb 1898
5-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1932
Sep 1897–Feb 1898
6-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1932
Aug 1897–Feb 1898
7-Month
9.99"
(253.75mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-4.72"
(-119.88mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jul 1897–Feb 1898
8-Month
13.16"
(334.26mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
-5.43"
(-137.93mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jun 1897–Feb 1898
9-Month
17.06"
(433.32mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-6.13"
(-155.71mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
May 1897–Feb 1898
10-Month
18.95"
(481.33mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
-8.29"
(-210.57mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Apr 1897–Feb 1898
11-Month
23.91"
(607.31mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-6.28"
(-159.52mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1994
Mar 1897–Feb 1898
12-Month
26.20"
(665.48mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-5.95"
(-151.13mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1896 1989
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1994
Sep 1896–Feb 1898
18-Month
38.76"
(984.50mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1957
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1994
Ties: 1951
Mar 1896–Feb 1898
24-Month
64.63"
(1,641.60mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1897 1957
60th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 1895–Feb 1898
36-Month
90.66"
(2,302.76mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-5.63"
(-143.01mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1958
95th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/