Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1981
1-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1980 1970
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1915
Jan–Feb 1981
2-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1978 1970
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1915
Dec 1980–Feb 1981
3-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1964
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Ties: 1933
Nov 1980–Feb 1981
4-Month
3.03"
(76.96mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1932
Oct 1980–Feb 1981
5-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1932
Sep 1980–Feb 1981
6-Month
8.12"
(206.25mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1932
Ties: 1970
Aug 1980–Feb 1981
7-Month
15.94"
(404.88mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
1.23"
(31.25mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1980–Feb 1981
8-Month
18.50"
(469.90mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–Feb 1981
9-Month
23.27"
(591.06mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
May 1980–Feb 1981
10-Month
26.10"
(662.94mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Apr 1980–Feb 1981
11-Month
27.54"
(699.52mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1994
Mar 1980–Feb 1981
12-Month
28.56"
(725.42mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1989
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1994
Sep 1979–Feb 1981
18-Month
38.13"
(968.50mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
-4.88"
(-123.95mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1994
Mar 1979–Feb 1981
24-Month
62.77"
(1,594.36mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Mar 1978–Feb 1981
36-Month
97.72"
(2,482.09mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1979 1958
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Mar 1977–Feb 1981
48-Month
134.67"
(3,420.62mm)
128.28"
(3,258.31mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1959
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Mar 1976–Feb 1981
60-Month
157.57"
(4,002.28mm)
160.31"
(4,071.87mm)
-2.74"
(-69.59mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/