Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2013
1-Month
1.27"
(32.26mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2010 1970
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1915
Ties: 1900
Jan–Feb 2013
2-Month
2.22"
(56.39mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2009 1970
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1915
Dec 2012–Feb 2013
3-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1964
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2016
Nov 2012–Feb 2013
4-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2006 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1932
Ties: 1943
Oct 2012–Feb 2013
5-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2012 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1932
Sep 2012–Feb 2013
6-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2012 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1932
Aug 2012–Feb 2013
7-Month
12.28"
(311.91mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2012 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jul 2012–Feb 2013
8-Month
13.45"
(341.63mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
-5.14"
(-130.56mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jun 2012–Feb 2013
9-Month
16.26"
(413.00mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-6.93"
(-176.03mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
May 2012–Feb 2013
10-Month
19.77"
(502.16mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
-7.47"
(-189.74mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1989 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Apr 2012–Feb 2013
11-Month
23.67"
(601.22mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-6.52"
(-165.61mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1989 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1994
Mar 2012–Feb 2013
12-Month
25.58"
(649.73mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-6.57"
(-166.88mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1990 1989
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1994
Sep 2011–Feb 2013
18-Month
34.41"
(874.01mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
-8.60"
(-218.44mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1994
Mar 2011–Feb 2013
24-Month
57.33"
(1,456.18mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-6.95"
(-176.53mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Mar 2010–Feb 2013
36-Month
101.45"
(2,576.83mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2007 1958
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Mar 2009–Feb 2013
48-Month
141.39"
(3,591.31mm)
128.28"
(3,258.31mm)
13.11"
(333.00mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2008 1959
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Mar 2008–Feb 2013
60-Month
183.39"
(4,658.11mm)
160.31"
(4,071.87mm)
23.08"
(586.24mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2009 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 1, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/