Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1976
1-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1975 1970
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1915
Jan–Feb 1976
2-Month
1.71"
(43.43mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1972 1970
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1915
Dec 1975–Feb 1976
3-Month
2.47"
(62.74mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1970 1964
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 1927
Nov 1975–Feb 1976
4-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1975 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1932
Oct 1975–Feb 1976
5-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1932
Sep 1975–Feb 1976
6-Month
8.39"
(213.11mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1932
Aug 1975–Feb 1976
7-Month
13.51"
(343.15mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jul 1975–Feb 1976
8-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1975–Feb 1976
9-Month
19.85"
(504.19mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-3.34"
(-84.84mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1967 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
May 1975–Feb 1976
10-Month
23.15"
(588.01mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
-4.09"
(-103.89mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1967 1977
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Apr 1975–Feb 1976
11-Month
26.97"
(685.04mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Mar 1975–Feb 1976
12-Month
29.11"
(739.39mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1972 1989
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Sep 1974–Feb 1976
18-Month
38.80"
(985.52mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
-4.21"
(-106.93mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Mar 1974–Feb 1976
24-Month
61.88"
(1,571.75mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Mar 1973–Feb 1976
36-Month
103.62"
(2,631.95mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
7.33"
(186.18mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1973 1958
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Mar 1972–Feb 1976
48-Month
142.55"
(3,620.77mm)
128.28"
(3,258.31mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1975 1959
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Mar 1971–Feb 1976
60-Month
169.73"
(4,311.14mm)
160.31"
(4,071.87mm)
9.42"
(239.27mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 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/