Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1978
1-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1970
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1915
Ties: 1925
Jan–Feb 1978
2-Month
1.37"
(34.80mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1977 1970
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1915
Ties: 1903
Dec 1977–Feb 1978
3-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2016
Nov 1977–Feb 1978
4-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1908, 1947
Oct 1977–Feb 1978
5-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1932
Sep 1977–Feb 1978
6-Month
12.89"
(327.41mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1932
Aug 1977–Feb 1978
7-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
6.38"
(162.06mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jul 1977–Feb 1978
8-Month
25.08"
(637.03mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
6.49"
(164.84mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1977–Feb 1978
9-Month
27.75"
(704.85mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
4.56"
(115.82mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1977–Feb 1978
10-Month
30.52"
(775.21mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Apr 1977–Feb 1978
11-Month
33.05"
(839.47mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1994
Mar 1977–Feb 1978
12-Month
36.95"
(938.53mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1989
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1994
Sep 1976–Feb 1978
18-Month
41.37"
(1,050.80mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Mar 1976–Feb 1978
24-Month
59.85"
(1,520.19mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-4.43"
(-112.52mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1965
Mar 1975–Feb 1978
36-Month
88.96"
(2,259.58mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-7.33"
(-186.19mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1977 1958
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Mar 1974–Feb 1978
48-Month
121.73"
(3,091.94mm)
128.28"
(3,258.31mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1960 1959
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Mar 1973–Feb 1978
60-Month
163.47"
(4,152.14mm)
160.31"
(4,071.87mm)
3.16"
(80.27mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/