Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1896
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1983
Ties: 1939
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1936
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
16.95"
(430.53mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1979
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
20.75"
(527.05mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1905
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
23.67"
(601.22mm)
23.01"
(584.45mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Ties: 2003
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
27.39"
(695.71mm)
26.69"
(677.93mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
32.54"
(826.52mm)
30.53"
(775.46mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
36.79"
(934.47mm)
34.50"
(876.30mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
39.17"
(994.92mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
42.97"
(1,091.44mm)
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
62.46"
(1,586.48mm)
61.62"
(1,565.15mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
84.56"
(2,147.82mm)
83.99"
(2,133.35mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
128.18"
(3,255.77mm)
126.01"
(3,200.65mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2007
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
168.82"
(4,288.03mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2007
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
209.90"
(5,331.46mm)
209.98"
(5,333.49mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/