Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, November 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1973
1-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1931
Oct–Nov 1973
2-Month
4.82"
(122.43mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1931
Sep–Nov 1973
3-Month
11.74"
(298.20mm)
7.71"
(195.83mm)
4.03"
(102.37mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1953
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1931
Aug–Nov 1973
4-Month
14.48"
(367.79mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jul–Nov 1973
5-Month
19.70"
(500.38mm)
15.41"
(391.41mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Jun–Nov 1973
6-Month
23.19"
(589.03mm)
20.04"
(509.02mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
May–Nov 1973
7-Month
29.23"
(742.44mm)
24.09"
(611.89mm)
5.14"
(130.55mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Apr–Nov 1973
8-Month
33.86"
(860.04mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Mar–Nov 1973
9-Month
37.83"
(960.88mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
8.84"
(224.53mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Feb–Nov 1973
10-Month
39.16"
(994.66mm)
30.00"
(762.00mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Jan–Nov 1973
11-Month
40.89"
(1,038.61mm)
30.98"
(786.89mm)
9.91"
(251.72mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Dec 1972–Nov 1973
12-Month
42.62"
(1,082.55mm)
32.08"
(814.83mm)
10.54"
(267.72mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Jun 1972–Nov 1973
18-Month
67.30"
(1,709.42mm)
52.18"
(1,325.37mm)
15.12"
(384.05mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1993
Dec 1971–Nov 1973
24-Month
79.81"
(2,027.17mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
15.57"
(395.47mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2008
Dec 1970–Nov 1973
36-Month
108.57"
(2,757.68mm)
96.35"
(2,447.29mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Dec 1969–Nov 1973
48-Month
142.43"
(3,617.72mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2010
Dec 1968–Nov 1973
60-Month
177.82"
(4,516.63mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
17.46"
(443.49mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/