Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1970
1-Month
0.17"
(4.32mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1970
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1915
Jan–Feb 1970
2-Month
0.44"
(11.18mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1970
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1915
Dec 1969–Feb 1970
3-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1968 1964
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Nov 1969–Feb 1970
4-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1963 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932
Oct 1969–Feb 1970
5-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932
Sep 1969–Feb 1970
6-Month
8.12"
(206.25mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1967 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932
Ties: 1981
Aug 1969–Feb 1970
7-Month
10.74"
(272.80mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-3.97"
(-100.83mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1967 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jul 1969–Feb 1970
8-Month
17.00"
(431.80mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jun 1969–Feb 1970
9-Month
24.19"
(614.43mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
May 1969–Feb 1970
10-Month
28.01"
(711.45mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Apr 1969–Feb 1970
11-Month
31.38"
(797.05mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1994
Mar 1969–Feb 1970
12-Month
32.47"
(824.74mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1968 1989
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1994
Sep 1968–Feb 1970
18-Month
46.62"
(1,184.15mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1994
Mar 1968–Feb 1970
24-Month
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2020
Mar 1967–Feb 1970
36-Month
96.43"
(2,449.32mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1958
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Mar 1966–Feb 1970
48-Month
121.79"
(3,093.47mm)
128.28"
(3,258.31mm)
-6.49"
(-164.84mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1960 1959
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Mar 1965–Feb 1970
60-Month
161.05"
(4,090.67mm)
160.31"
(4,071.87mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/