Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1974
1-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1970 1970
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1915
Ties: 1990
Jan–Feb 1974
2-Month
1.88"
(47.75mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1972 1970
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1915
Dec 1973–Feb 1974
3-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
0.82"
(20.82mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1964
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Nov 1973–Feb 1974
4-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
1.32"
(33.52mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1932
Ties: 1997
Oct 1973–Feb 1974
5-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1932
Sep 1973–Feb 1974
6-Month
15.65"
(397.51mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1932
Aug 1973–Feb 1974
7-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
3.68"
(93.48mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1973–Feb 1974
8-Month
23.61"
(599.69mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
5.02"
(127.50mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1973–Feb 1974
9-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1973–Feb 1974
10-Month
33.14"
(841.76mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Apr 1973–Feb 1974
11-Month
37.77"
(959.36mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1994
Mar 1973–Feb 1974
12-Month
41.74"
(1,060.20mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1973 1989
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1994
Sep 1972–Feb 1974
18-Month
57.52"
(1,461.01mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
14.51"
(368.56mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Mar 1972–Feb 1974
24-Month
80.67"
(2,049.02mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 1971–Feb 1974
36-Month
107.85"
(2,739.39mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
11.56"
(293.62mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1973 1958
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Mar 1970–Feb 1974
48-Month
144.44"
(3,668.78mm)
128.28"
(3,258.31mm)
16.16"
(410.47mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1973 1959
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2011
Mar 1969–Feb 1974
60-Month
176.91"
(4,493.51mm)
160.31"
(4,071.87mm)
16.60"
(421.64mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/