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Document and Entity Information
9 Months Ended
Oct. 31, 2013
Nov. 27, 2013
Document Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name RAVEN INDUSTRIES INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0000082166  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --01-31  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Oct. 31, 2013  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   36,407,560