Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, November 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1978
1-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1931
Oct–Nov 1978
2-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1931
Sep–Nov 1978
3-Month
9.23"
(234.44mm)
7.71"
(195.83mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1953
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1931
Ties: 1921
Aug–Nov 1978
4-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jul–Nov 1978
5-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
15.41"
(391.41mm)
2.98"
(75.70mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Jun–Nov 1978
6-Month
22.64"
(575.06mm)
20.04"
(509.02mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
May–Nov 1978
7-Month
26.40"
(670.56mm)
24.09"
(611.89mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Apr–Nov 1978
8-Month
31.04"
(788.42mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1910
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Mar–Nov 1978
9-Month
31.75"
(806.45mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Feb–Nov 1978
10-Month
32.53"
(826.26mm)
30.00"
(762.00mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Jan–Nov 1978
11-Month
33.12"
(841.25mm)
30.98"
(786.89mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Dec 1977–Nov 1978
12-Month
34.18"
(868.17mm)
32.08"
(814.83mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Jun 1977–Nov 1978
18-Month
59.50"
(1,511.30mm)
52.18"
(1,325.37mm)
7.32"
(185.93mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 1976–Nov 1978
24-Month
70.02"
(1,778.51mm)
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Dec 1975–Nov 1978
36-Month
94.07"
(2,389.38mm)
96.35"
(2,447.29mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Dec 1974–Nov 1978
48-Month
124.50"
(3,162.30mm)
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 1958
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
Dec 1973–Nov 1978
60-Month
157.39"
(3,997.71mm)
160.36"
(4,073.14mm)
-2.97"
(-75.43mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/