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Iowa, Climate Division 4. West Central

Precipitation Rankings, April 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1973
1-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1926
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1984
Mar–Apr 1973
2-Month
7.43"
(188.72mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1991
Feb–Apr 1973
3-Month
8.51"
(216.15mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1951
Jan–Apr 1973
4-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1951
Dec 1972–Apr 1973
5-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
7.09"
(180.09mm)
4.67"
(118.61mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2016
Nov 1972–Apr 1973
6-Month
14.38"
(365.25mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
5.86"
(148.84mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2016
Oct 1972–Apr 1973
7-Month
17.41"
(442.21mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
6.81"
(172.97mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1972–Apr 1973
8-Month
24.22"
(615.19mm)
14.04"
(356.62mm)
10.18"
(258.57mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Aug 1972–Apr 1973
9-Month
27.69"
(703.33mm)
17.80"
(452.12mm)
9.89"
(251.21mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jul 1972–Apr 1973
10-Month
33.79"
(858.27mm)
21.50"
(546.10mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jun 1972–Apr 1973
11-Month
37.08"
(941.83mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
10.95"
(278.13mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2016
May 1972–Apr 1973
12-Month
41.99"
(1,066.55mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
11.89"
(302.01mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 1971–Apr 1973
18-Month
51.52"
(1,308.61mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
12.88"
(327.15mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
May 1971–Apr 1973
24-Month
70.15"
(1,781.81mm)
60.24"
(1,530.10mm)
9.91"
(251.71mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2016
May 1970–Apr 1973
36-Month
99.01"
(2,514.85mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
8.78"
(223.01mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2017
May 1969–Apr 1973
48-Month
126.65"
(3,216.91mm)
120.14"
(3,051.56mm)
6.51"
(165.35mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1937
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2018
May 1968–Apr 1973
60-Month
160.65"
(4,080.51mm)
150.07"
(3,811.78mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1938
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/