Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2009
1-Month
0.79"
(20.07mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2006 1970
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1915
Jan–Feb 2009
2-Month
1.47"
(37.34mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2006 1970
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1915
Ties: 2016
Dec 2008–Feb 2009
3-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2006 1964
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2016
Ties: 1945
Nov 2008–Feb 2009
4-Month
5.07"
(128.78mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1932
Oct 2008–Feb 2009
5-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1932
Sep 2008–Feb 2009
6-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1932
Aug 2008–Feb 2009
7-Month
14.45"
(367.03mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2006 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jul 2008–Feb 2009
8-Month
20.33"
(516.38mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2006 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jun 2008–Feb 2009
9-Month
29.21"
(741.93mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
6.02"
(152.90mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
May 2008–Feb 2009
10-Month
34.88"
(885.95mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
7.64"
(194.05mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Apr 2008–Feb 2009
11-Month
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
10.55"
(267.97mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Mar 2008–Feb 2009
12-Month
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2007 1989
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1994
Sep 2007–Feb 2009
18-Month
54.98"
(1,396.49mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
11.97"
(304.04mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2008 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Mar 2007–Feb 2009
24-Month
84.21"
(2,138.93mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
19.93"
(506.22mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Mar 2006–Feb 2009
36-Month
117.89"
(2,994.41mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2008 1958
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2011
Mar 2005–Feb 2009
48-Month
146.21"
(3,713.73mm)
128.28"
(3,258.31mm)
17.93"
(455.42mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2008 1959
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Mar 2004–Feb 2009
60-Month
182.32"
(4,630.93mm)
160.31"
(4,071.87mm)
22.01"
(559.06mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2008 1957
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/