Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, July 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1972
1-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Jun–Jul 1972
2-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
8.49"
(215.65mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
May–Jul 1972
3-Month
13.94"
(354.08mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Apr–Jul 1972
4-Month
17.52"
(445.01mm)
15.48"
(393.19mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Mar–Jul 1972
5-Month
18.83"
(478.28mm)
17.43"
(442.72mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Feb–Jul 1972
6-Month
19.54"
(496.32mm)
18.45"
(468.63mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Jan–Jul 1972
7-Month
20.01"
(508.25mm)
19.43"
(493.52mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Dec 1971–Jul 1972
8-Month
21.88"
(555.75mm)
20.53"
(521.46mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Nov 1971–Jul 1972
9-Month
24.96"
(633.98mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Oct 1971–Jul 1972
10-Month
28.57"
(725.68mm)
24.58"
(624.33mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Sep 1971–Jul 1972
11-Month
30.99"
(787.15mm)
28.28"
(718.31mm)
2.71"
(68.84mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Aug 1971–Jul 1972
12-Month
32.23"
(818.64mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2008
Feb 1971–Jul 1972
18-Month
48.43"
(1,230.12mm)
50.60"
(1,285.24mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2008
Ties: 1900
Aug 1970–Jul 1972
24-Month
66.47"
(1,688.34mm)
64.31"
(1,633.47mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2008
Aug 1969–Jul 1972
36-Month
93.34"
(2,370.84mm)
96.40"
(2,448.56mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
Aug 1968–Jul 1972
48-Month
132.77"
(3,372.36mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2010
Aug 1967–Jul 1972
60-Month
160.61"
(4,079.49mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/