Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1974
1-Month
1.21"
(30.73mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1949
Dec 1973–Jan 1974
2-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 2003
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Nov 1973–Jan 1974
3-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 2003
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1932
Oct 1973–Jan 1974
4-Month
8.06"
(204.72mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1932
Sep 1973–Jan 1974
5-Month
14.98"
(380.49mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1932
Aug 1973–Jan 1974
6-Month
17.72"
(450.09mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1973–Jan 1974
7-Month
22.94"
(582.68mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1973–Jan 1974
8-Month
26.43"
(671.32mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1973–Jan 1974
9-Month
32.47"
(824.74mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1994
Apr 1973–Jan 1974
10-Month
37.10"
(942.34mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
7.93"
(201.42mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1973 1911
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1994
Mar 1973–Jan 1974
11-Month
41.07"
(1,043.18mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
9.93"
(252.22mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1973 1911
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1994
Feb 1973–Jan 1974
12-Month
42.40"
(1,076.96mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
10.25"
(260.35mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1973 1911
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Aug 1972–Jan 1974
18-Month
61.17"
(1,553.72mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
15.31"
(388.88mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1972–Jan 1974
24-Month
80.71"
(2,050.03mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
16.43"
(417.32mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1973 1990
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1971–Jan 1974
36-Month
109.60"
(2,783.84mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
13.31"
(338.07mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1973 1958
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb 1970–Jan 1974
48-Month
143.94"
(3,656.08mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
15.67"
(398.02mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1973 1959
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb 1969–Jan 1974
60-Month
177.22"
(4,501.39mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/