Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, June 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
June 1972
1-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1933
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1928
May–Jun 1972
2-Month
6.05"
(153.67mm)
5.84"
(148.34mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1987
Apr–Jun 1972
3-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
8.35"
(212.09mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1957
Mar–Jun 1972
4-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
10.86"
(275.84mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1957
Feb–Jun 1972
5-Month
12.24"
(310.90mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jan–Jun 1972
6-Month
14.57"
(370.08mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Dec 1971–Jun 1972
7-Month
17.77"
(451.36mm)
17.66"
(448.56mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Nov 1971–Jun 1972
8-Month
19.80"
(502.92mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Oct 1971–Jun 1972
9-Month
22.53"
(572.26mm)
22.05"
(560.07mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Sep 1971–Jun 1972
10-Month
25.36"
(644.14mm)
24.55"
(623.57mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 2004
Aug 1971–Jun 1972
11-Month
28.11"
(713.99mm)
27.17"
(690.12mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jul 1971–Jun 1972
12-Month
31.11"
(790.19mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jan 1971–Jun 1972
18-Month
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
45.27"
(1,149.86mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jul 1970–Jun 1972
24-Month
60.04"
(1,525.02mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
Ties: 1915
Jul 1969–Jun 1972
36-Month
89.53"
(2,274.06mm)
89.89"
(2,283.21mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jul 1968–Jun 1972
48-Month
120.90"
(3,070.86mm)
119.79"
(3,042.67mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1967–Jun 1972
60-Month
150.52"
(3,823.21mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/