Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1989
1-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1988 1970
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1915
Ties: 1956
Jan–Feb 1989
2-Month
1.46"
(37.08mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1970
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1915
Ties: 1986
Dec 1988–Feb 1989
3-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1987 1964
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2016
Nov 1988–Feb 1989
4-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1987 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1932
Oct 1988–Feb 1989
5-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1932
Sep 1988–Feb 1989
6-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1932
Aug 1988–Feb 1989
7-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jul 1988–Feb 1989
8-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jun 1988–Feb 1989
9-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-5.95"
(-151.13mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
May 1988–Feb 1989
10-Month
19.01"
(482.85mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
-8.23"
(-209.05mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Apr 1988–Feb 1989
11-Month
20.92"
(531.37mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-9.27"
(-235.46mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1994
Mar 1988–Feb 1989
12-Month
21.71"
(551.43mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-10.44"
(-265.18mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1989
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1994
Sep 1987–Feb 1989
18-Month
30.74"
(780.80mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
-12.27"
(-311.65mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1994
Mar 1987–Feb 1989
24-Month
55.21"
(1,402.33mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-9.07"
(-230.38mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Mar 1986–Feb 1989
36-Month
94.23"
(2,393.44mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Mar 1985–Feb 1989
48-Month
125.08"
(3,177.03mm)
128.28"
(3,258.31mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1979 1959
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Mar 1984–Feb 1989
60-Month
162.33"
(4,123.18mm)
160.31"
(4,071.87mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 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/