Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1959
1-Month
1.32"
(33.53mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1970
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1915
Ties: 1929
Jan–Feb 1959
2-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1958 1970
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1915
Ties: 1908, 1928
Dec 1958–Feb 1959
3-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1964
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Ties: 1913
Nov 1958–Feb 1959
4-Month
3.96"
(100.58mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1932
Oct 1958–Feb 1959
5-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1932
Ties: 1967
Sep 1958–Feb 1959
6-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1932
Aug 1958–Feb 1959
7-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-4.29"
(-108.96mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1958–Feb 1959
8-Month
17.59"
(446.79mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1958–Feb 1959
9-Month
21.45"
(544.83mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1975
May 1958–Feb 1959
10-Month
23.45"
(595.63mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
-3.79"
(-96.27mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Apr 1958–Feb 1959
11-Month
25.68"
(652.27mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-4.51"
(-114.56mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1994
Mar 1958–Feb 1959
12-Month
26.24"
(666.50mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-5.91"
(-150.11mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1957 1989
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1994
Sep 1957–Feb 1959
18-Month
36.55"
(928.37mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
-6.46"
(-164.08mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1994
Mar 1957–Feb 1959
24-Month
58.04"
(1,474.22mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-6.24"
(-158.49mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Mar 1956–Feb 1959
36-Month
82.23"
(2,088.64mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-14.06"
(-357.13mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Mar 1955–Feb 1959
48-Month
103.99"
(2,641.35mm)
128.28"
(3,258.31mm)
-24.29"
(-616.96mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1959
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Mar 1954–Feb 1959
60-Month
138.70"
(3,522.98mm)
160.31"
(4,071.87mm)
-21.61"
(-548.89mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/