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Iowa, Climate Division 9. Southeast

Precipitation Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
1.60"
(40.64mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1961
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
4.29"
(108.97mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2015
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1969 1950
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1961
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
13.87"
(352.30mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1969 1953
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1970
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
18.10"
(459.74mm)
17.85"
(453.39mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1968 1953
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1902
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
22.58"
(573.53mm)
22.46"
(570.48mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1902
Ties: 1919
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
26.50"
(673.10mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
30.82"
(782.83mm)
29.84"
(757.94mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
32.83"
(833.88mm)
32.19"
(817.63mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1901
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
33.58"
(852.93mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1971 1901
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
34.30"
(871.22mm)
34.75"
(882.65mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1971 1901
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
54.11"
(1,374.39mm)
52.63"
(1,336.80mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
69.50"
(1,765.30mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1964 1989
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
107.84"
(2,739.14mm)
104.23"
(2,647.44mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1969 1989
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
146.01"
(3,708.65mm)
138.86"
(3,527.04mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
175.26"
(4,451.60mm)
173.41"
(4,404.61mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/