Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1956
1-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1947 1970
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1915
Ties: 1989
Jan–Feb 1956
2-Month
0.99"
(25.15mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1931 1970
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1915
Dec 1955–Feb 1956
3-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1931 1964
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Nov 1955–Feb 1956
4-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1932
Oct 1955–Feb 1956
5-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1932
Sep 1955–Feb 1956
6-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1932
Aug 1955–Feb 1956
7-Month
8.13"
(206.50mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-6.58"
(-167.13mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1955–Feb 1956
8-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1955–Feb 1956
9-Month
14.58"
(370.33mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-8.61"
(-218.70mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
May 1955–Feb 1956
10-Month
17.29"
(439.17mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
-9.95"
(-252.73mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Apr 1955–Feb 1956
11-Month
20.79"
(528.07mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-9.40"
(-238.76mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1994
Mar 1955–Feb 1956
12-Month
21.76"
(552.70mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-10.39"
(-263.91mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1989
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1994
Sep 1954–Feb 1956
18-Month
31.27"
(794.26mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
-11.74"
(-298.19mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1957
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1994
Mar 1954–Feb 1956
24-Month
56.47"
(1,434.34mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-7.81"
(-198.37mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1954 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Mar 1953–Feb 1956
36-Month
81.53"
(2,070.86mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-14.76"
(-374.91mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1913 1958
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Mar 1952–Feb 1956
48-Month
111.48"
(2,831.59mm)
128.28"
(3,258.31mm)
-16.80"
(-426.72mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1959
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Mar 1951–Feb 1956
60-Month
152.38"
(3,870.45mm)
160.31"
(4,071.87mm)
-7.93"
(-201.42mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/