Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2016
1-Month
0.88"
(22.35mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2009 1970
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1915
Ties: 1897
Jan–Feb 2016
2-Month
1.47"
(37.34mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2009 1970
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1915
Ties: 2009
Dec 2015–Feb 2016
3-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2015 1964
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 2015–Feb 2016
4-Month
10.26"
(260.60mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
5.42"
(137.66mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Oct 2015–Feb 2016
5-Month
12.02"
(305.31mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1932
Sep 2015–Feb 2016
6-Month
16.20"
(411.48mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1932
Aug 2015–Feb 2016
7-Month
21.49"
(545.85mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
6.78"
(172.22mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jul 2015–Feb 2016
8-Month
27.00"
(685.80mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Jun 2015–Feb 2016
9-Month
33.38"
(847.85mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
10.19"
(258.82mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
May 2015–Feb 2016
10-Month
38.44"
(976.38mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Apr 2015–Feb 2016
11-Month
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
11.62"
(295.14mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Mar 2015–Feb 2016
12-Month
42.37"
(1,076.20mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1989
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Sep 2014–Feb 2016
18-Month
53.38"
(1,355.85mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
10.37"
(263.40mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Mar 2014–Feb 2016
24-Month
80.76"
(2,051.30mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
16.48"
(418.59mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Mar 2013–Feb 2016
36-Month
114.91"
(2,918.71mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
18.62"
(472.94mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Mar 2012–Feb 2016
48-Month
140.49"
(3,568.45mm)
128.28"
(3,258.31mm)
12.21"
(310.14mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
Mar 2011–Feb 2016
60-Month
172.24"
(4,374.90mm)
160.31"
(4,071.87mm)
11.93"
(303.03mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2008 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2022, retrieved on August 7, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/