Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, July 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1973
1-Month
5.22"
(132.59mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Jun–Jul 1973
2-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
8.49"
(215.65mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
May–Jul 1973
3-Month
14.75"
(374.65mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1988
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Apr–Jul 1973
4-Month
19.38"
(492.25mm)
15.48"
(393.19mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Mar–Jul 1973
5-Month
23.35"
(593.09mm)
17.43"
(442.72mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Feb–Jul 1973
6-Month
24.68"
(626.87mm)
18.45"
(468.63mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1988
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Jan–Jul 1973
7-Month
26.41"
(670.81mm)
19.43"
(493.52mm)
6.98"
(177.29mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1988
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Dec 1972–Jul 1973
8-Month
28.14"
(714.76mm)
20.53"
(521.46mm)
7.61"
(193.30mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1988
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Nov 1972–Jul 1973
9-Month
30.42"
(772.67mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Oct 1972–Jul 1973
10-Month
33.52"
(851.41mm)
24.58"
(624.33mm)
8.94"
(227.08mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Sep 1972–Jul 1973
11-Month
39.13"
(993.90mm)
28.28"
(718.31mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1988
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Aug 1972–Jul 1973
12-Month
43.45"
(1,103.63mm)
32.14"
(816.36mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2008
Feb 1972–Jul 1973
18-Month
62.99"
(1,599.95mm)
50.60"
(1,285.24mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2008
Aug 1971–Jul 1973
24-Month
75.68"
(1,922.27mm)
64.31"
(1,633.47mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2008
Aug 1970–Jul 1973
36-Month
109.92"
(2,791.97mm)
96.40"
(2,448.56mm)
13.52"
(343.41mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Aug 1969–Jul 1973
48-Month
136.79"
(3,474.47mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
8.41"
(213.62mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010
Aug 1968–Jul 1973
60-Month
176.22"
(4,475.99mm)
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
15.85"
(402.59mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/