Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, February 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2018
1-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2017 1970
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1915
Ties: 1905
Jan–Feb 2018
2-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2017 1970
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1915
Dec 2017–Feb 2018
3-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2015 1964
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2016
Nov 2017–Feb 2018
4-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
-1.48"
(-37.60mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1932
Oct 2017–Feb 2018
5-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2017 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932
Sep 2017–Feb 2018
6-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1932
Aug 2017–Feb 2018
7-Month
14.76"
(374.90mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jul 2017–Feb 2018
8-Month
17.70"
(449.58mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jun 2017–Feb 2018
9-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
May 2017–Feb 2018
10-Month
26.00"
(660.40mm)
27.24"
(691.90mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Apr 2017–Feb 2018
11-Month
29.80"
(756.92mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2013 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1994
Mar 2017–Feb 2018
12-Month
32.37"
(822.20mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2013 1989
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1994
Sep 2016–Feb 2018
18-Month
45.96"
(1,167.38mm)
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1957
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1994
Mar 2016–Feb 2018
24-Month
71.55"
(1,817.37mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2014 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Mar 2015–Feb 2018
36-Month
113.92"
(2,893.57mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
17.63"
(447.80mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Mar 2014–Feb 2018
48-Month
152.31"
(3,868.67mm)
128.28"
(3,258.31mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1959
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Mar 2013–Feb 2018
60-Month
186.46"
(4,736.08mm)
160.31"
(4,071.87mm)
26.15"
(664.21mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 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/