Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1982
1-Month
0.40"
(10.16mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1970 1970
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1915
Jan–Feb 1982
2-Month
2.18"
(55.37mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1981 1970
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1915
Ties: 1941, 1979
Dec 1981–Feb 1982
3-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1981 1964
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Nov 1981–Feb 1982
4-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1932
Oct 1981–Feb 1982
5-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1932
Ties: 2004
Sep 1981–Feb 1982
6-Month
10.46"
(265.68mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1932
Aug 1981–Feb 1982
7-Month
15.61"
(396.49mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2019
Jul 1981–Feb 1982
8-Month
20.53"
(521.46mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1981–Feb 1982
9-Month
25.96"
(659.38mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
2.77"
(70.35mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1981–Feb 1982
10-Month
28.50"
(723.90mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Apr 1981–Feb 1982
11-Month
31.91"
(810.51mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
1.72"
(43.68mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1994
Mar 1981–Feb 1982
12-Month
32.66"
(829.56mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1981 1989
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1994
Sep 1980–Feb 1982
18-Month
40.78"
(1,035.81mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1994
Mar 1980–Feb 1982
24-Month
61.22"
(1,554.99mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2020
Mar 1979–Feb 1982
36-Month
95.43"
(2,423.92mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1958
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2011
Mar 1978–Feb 1982
48-Month
130.38"
(3,311.65mm)
128.28"
(3,258.31mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1980 1959
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2011
Mar 1977–Feb 1982
60-Month
167.33"
(4,250.18mm)
160.31"
(4,071.87mm)
7.02"
(178.31mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/