Climate at a Glance

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Colorado, Climate Division 1. Arkansas Drainage

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
0.44"
(11.18mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1971 1928
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1939
Ties: 1906, 1913
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
0.88"
(22.35mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1914
Ties: 2000, 2016
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
1.74"
(44.20mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1950
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1914
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1924
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
4.18"
(106.17mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1969 1911
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Ties: 1986
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
6.04"
(153.42mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1963, 1981
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1924
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
8.91"
(226.31mm)
8.46"
(214.88mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1924
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
10.21"
(259.33mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1924
Ties: 1974
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
11.58"
(294.13mm)
12.31"
(312.67mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1971 1935
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
12.94"
(328.68mm)
13.90"
(353.06mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1971 1935
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Ties: 2002
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
13.42"
(340.87mm)
14.89"
(378.21mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
14.17"
(359.92mm)
15.45"
(392.43mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1971 2003
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
20.48"
(520.19mm)
21.49"
(545.85mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 2003
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1943
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
28.04"
(712.22mm)
30.84"
(783.34mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1968 2013
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1943
Ties: 2020
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
46.23"
(1,174.24mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1943
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
59.60"
(1,513.84mm)
61.60"
(1,564.64mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1945
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
75.17"
(1,909.32mm)
76.93"
(1,954.02mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1945

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/