Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1990
1-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1989 1970
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1915
Ties: 1974
Jan–Feb 1990
2-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1989 1970
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1915
Dec 1989–Feb 1990
3-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1987 1964
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2016
Nov 1989–Feb 1990
4-Month
2.18"
(55.37mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1932
Oct 1989–Feb 1990
5-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1932
Ties: 1918
Sep 1989–Feb 1990
6-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1932
Aug 1989–Feb 1990
7-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2019
Jul 1989–Feb 1990
8-Month
15.86"
(402.84mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
-2.73"
(-69.35mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jun 1989–Feb 1990
9-Month
19.22"
(488.19mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
May 1989–Feb 1990
10-Month
21.79"
(553.47mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1989 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Apr 1989–Feb 1990
11-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-6.31"
(-160.28mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1989 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1994
Mar 1989–Feb 1990
12-Month
24.78"
(629.41mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-7.37"
(-187.20mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1989 1989
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1994
Sep 1988–Feb 1990
18-Month
33.91"
(861.31mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
-9.10"
(-231.14mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1989 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1994
Mar 1988–Feb 1990
24-Month
46.49"
(1,180.85mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-17.79"
(-451.86mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2020
Mar 1987–Feb 1990
36-Month
79.99"
(2,031.75mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-16.30"
(-414.02mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011
Mar 1986–Feb 1990
48-Month
119.01"
(3,022.85mm)
128.28"
(3,258.31mm)
-9.27"
(-235.46mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1959 1959
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011
Mar 1985–Feb 1990
60-Month
149.86"
(3,806.44mm)
160.31"
(4,071.87mm)
-10.45"
(-265.43mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/