Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, November 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1972
1-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1931
Oct–Nov 1972
2-Month
5.38"
(136.65mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1931
Sep–Nov 1972
3-Month
10.99"
(279.15mm)
7.71"
(195.83mm)
3.28"
(83.32mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1931
Aug–Nov 1972
4-Month
15.31"
(388.87mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
3.76"
(95.50mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 2015
Jul–Nov 1972
5-Month
20.98"
(532.89mm)
15.41"
(391.41mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993
Jun–Nov 1972
6-Month
24.68"
(626.87mm)
20.04"
(509.02mm)
4.64"
(117.85mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993
May–Nov 1972
7-Month
29.25"
(742.95mm)
24.09"
(611.89mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Apr–Nov 1972
8-Month
32.83"
(833.88mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Ties: 2016
Mar–Nov 1972
9-Month
34.14"
(867.16mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Ties: 1959
Feb–Nov 1972
10-Month
34.85"
(885.19mm)
30.00"
(762.00mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Jan–Nov 1972
11-Month
35.32"
(897.13mm)
30.98"
(786.89mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Dec 1971–Nov 1972
12-Month
37.19"
(944.63mm)
32.08"
(814.83mm)
5.11"
(129.80mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Jun 1971–Nov 1972
18-Month
55.47"
(1,408.94mm)
52.18"
(1,325.37mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Dec 1970–Nov 1972
24-Month
65.95"
(1,675.13mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Dec 1969–Nov 1972
36-Month
99.81"
(2,535.17mm)
96.35"
(2,447.29mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Dec 1968–Nov 1972
48-Month
135.20"
(3,434.08mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1958
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010
Dec 1967–Nov 1972
60-Month
166.84"
(4,237.74mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
6.48"
(164.60mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/