Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2019
1-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1970
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1915
Jan–Feb 2019
2-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1970
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Dec 2018–Feb 2019
3-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1964
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Nov 2018–Feb 2019
4-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932
Oct 2018–Feb 2019
5-Month
12.16"
(308.86mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1932
Sep 2018–Feb 2019
6-Month
20.26"
(514.60mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
9.41"
(239.01mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Aug 2018–Feb 2019
7-Month
26.68"
(677.67mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
11.97"
(304.04mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2018–Feb 2019
8-Month
30.07"
(763.78mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
11.48"
(291.59mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2018–Feb 2019
9-Month
37.62"
(955.55mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 2018–Feb 2019
10-Month
42.32"
(1,074.93mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 2018–Feb 2019
11-Month
43.86"
(1,114.04mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
13.67"
(347.21mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Mar 2018–Feb 2019
12-Month
46.14"
(1,171.96mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1989
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Sep 2017–Feb 2019
18-Month
57.07"
(1,449.58mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
14.06"
(357.13mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Mar 2017–Feb 2019
24-Month
78.51"
(1,994.15mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Mar 2016–Feb 2019
36-Month
117.69"
(2,989.33mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
21.40"
(543.56mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 1958
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Mar 2015–Feb 2019
48-Month
160.06"
(4,065.52mm)
128.28"
(3,258.31mm)
31.78"
(807.21mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1959
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Mar 2014–Feb 2019
60-Month
198.45"
(5,040.63mm)
160.31"
(4,071.87mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/