Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1949
1-Month
0.89"
(22.61mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1947 1970
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1915
Ties: 2002
Jan–Feb 1949
2-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1948 1970
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Dec 1948–Feb 1949
3-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1964
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2016
Nov 1948–Feb 1949
4-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Oct 1948–Feb 1949
5-Month
9.91"
(251.71mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1932
Sep 1948–Feb 1949
6-Month
11.94"
(303.28mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1932
Aug 1948–Feb 1949
7-Month
14.56"
(369.82mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jul 1948–Feb 1949
8-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jun 1948–Feb 1949
9-Month
22.38"
(568.45mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
May 1948–Feb 1949
10-Month
24.69"
(627.13mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Apr 1948–Feb 1949
11-Month
27.35"
(694.69mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1994
Mar 1948–Feb 1949
12-Month
29.86"
(758.44mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1940 1989
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1994
Sep 1947–Feb 1949
18-Month
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1994
Mar 1947–Feb 1949
24-Month
64.82"
(1,646.43mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020
Mar 1946–Feb 1949
36-Month
99.25"
(2,520.95mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1943 1958
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Mar 1945–Feb 1949
48-Month
133.51"
(3,391.15mm)
128.28"
(3,258.31mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1944 1959
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Mar 1944–Feb 1949
60-Month
170.12"
(4,321.05mm)
160.31"
(4,071.87mm)
9.81"
(249.18mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/