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Iowa, Climate Division 9. Southeast

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
8.25"
(209.55mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1992
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1996
Ties: 1995
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
20.61"
(523.49mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
10.87"
(276.09mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
21.86"
(555.24mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
10.89"
(276.60mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
24.37"
(619.00mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
12.08"
(306.83mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
25.97"
(659.64mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
28.66"
(727.96mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
30.95"
(786.13mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
34.59"
(878.59mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
38.48"
(977.39mm)
26.20"
(665.48mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
42.47"
(1,078.74mm)
30.18"
(766.57mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
34.73"
(882.14mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1903
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
62.87"
(1,596.90mm)
48.55"
(1,233.17mm)
14.32"
(363.73mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1902
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1974
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
80.88"
(2,054.35mm)
69.46"
(1,764.28mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
121.29"
(3,080.77mm)
104.12"
(2,644.65mm)
17.17"
(436.12mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
158.39"
(4,023.11mm)
138.68"
(3,522.47mm)
19.71"
(500.64mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Ties: 1995
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
190.85"
(4,847.59mm)
173.32"
(4,402.33mm)
17.53"
(445.26mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/