Climate at a Glance

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Iowa, Climate Division 9. Southeast

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1992
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1996
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
8.24"
(209.30mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2013
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
10.25"
(260.35mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
11.00"
(279.40mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1973
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
11.72"
(297.69mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1973
Ties: 1949
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
15.92"
(404.37mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1973
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
18.66"
(473.96mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1973
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
21.52"
(546.61mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
25.32"
(643.13mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
26.65"
(676.91mm)
26.20"
(665.48mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
31.53"
(800.86mm)
30.18"
(766.57mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
33.93"
(861.82mm)
34.73"
(882.14mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1903
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
43.69"
(1,109.73mm)
48.55"
(1,233.17mm)
-4.86"
(-123.44mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1969 1902
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1974
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
74.34"
(1,888.24mm)
69.46"
(1,764.28mm)
4.88"
(123.96mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Ties: 2013
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
111.44"
(2,830.58mm)
104.12"
(2,644.65mm)
7.32"
(185.93mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1958
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
143.90"
(3,655.06mm)
138.68"
(3,522.47mm)
5.22"
(132.59mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2011
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
177.17"
(4,500.12mm)
173.32"
(4,402.33mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1958
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/