Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, July 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1970
1-Month
3.54"
(89.92mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Ties: 1933
Jun–Jul 1970
2-Month
6.67"
(169.42mm)
8.49"
(215.65mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
May–Jul 1970
3-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1963 1988
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Ties: 1922
Apr–Jul 1970
4-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
15.48"
(393.19mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Mar–Jul 1970
5-Month
16.13"
(409.70mm)
17.43"
(442.72mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Feb–Jul 1970
6-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
18.45"
(468.63mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Ties: 1958
Jan–Jul 1970
7-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
19.43"
(493.52mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1988
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Dec 1969–Jul 1970
8-Month
18.03"
(457.96mm)
20.53"
(521.46mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1956 1988
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Nov 1969–Jul 1970
9-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Oct 1969–Jul 1970
10-Month
21.91"
(556.51mm)
24.58"
(624.33mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Sep 1969–Jul 1970
11-Month
24.25"
(615.95mm)
28.28"
(718.31mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1963 1988
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Aug 1969–Jul 1970
12-Month
26.87"
(682.50mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2008
Feb 1969–Jul 1970
18-Month
49.58"
(1,259.33mm)
50.60"
(1,285.24mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2008
Aug 1968–Jul 1970
24-Month
66.30"
(1,684.02mm)
64.31"
(1,633.47mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2008
Aug 1967–Jul 1970
36-Month
94.14"
(2,391.16mm)
96.40"
(2,448.56mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2010
Aug 1966–Jul 1970
48-Month
121.38"
(3,083.05mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2010
Aug 1965–Jul 1970
60-Month
157.67"
(4,004.82mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/