Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1971
1-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1970 1970
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1915
Ties: 1951
Jan–Feb 1971
2-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
1.52"
(38.60mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1970
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1915
Dec 1970–Feb 1971
3-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1970 1964
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Nov 1970–Feb 1971
4-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1932
Oct 1970–Feb 1971
5-Month
10.38"
(263.65mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1932
Sep 1970–Feb 1971
6-Month
16.48"
(418.59mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1932
Aug 1970–Feb 1971
7-Month
20.46"
(519.68mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jul 1970–Feb 1971
8-Month
24.00"
(609.60mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
5.41"
(137.41mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1970–Feb 1971
9-Month
27.13"
(689.10mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
May 1970–Feb 1971
10-Month
32.08"
(814.83mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
4.84"
(122.93mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Apr 1970–Feb 1971
11-Month
34.39"
(873.51mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1994
Mar 1970–Feb 1971
12-Month
36.59"
(929.39mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1970 1989
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1994
Sep 1969–Feb 1971
18-Month
44.71"
(1,135.63mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1994
Mar 1969–Feb 1971
24-Month
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2020
Mar 1968–Feb 1971
36-Month
103.81"
(2,636.77mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
7.52"
(191.00mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1958
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Mar 1967–Feb 1971
48-Month
133.02"
(3,378.71mm)
128.28"
(3,258.31mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1970 1959
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2011
Mar 1966–Feb 1971
60-Month
158.38"
(4,022.85mm)
160.31"
(4,071.87mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/