Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
2.77"
(70.36mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1968 1968
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1915
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
15.43"
(391.92mm)
11.69"
(296.93mm)
3.74"
(94.99mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1913
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2006
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
19.90"
(505.46mm)
15.36"
(390.14mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
23.26"
(590.80mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
27.46"
(697.48mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
5.19"
(131.82mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
31.50"
(800.10mm)
24.98"
(634.49mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
33.79"
(858.27mm)
28.13"
(714.50mm)
5.66"
(143.77mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
36.85"
(935.99mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
5.41"
(137.41mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
40.65"
(1,032.51mm)
34.96"
(887.98mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
47.29"
(1,201.17mm)
42.05"
(1,068.07mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
64.25"
(1,631.95mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
89.77"
(2,280.16mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
5.76"
(146.31mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1990
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
132.16"
(3,356.86mm)
126.04"
(3,201.42mm)
6.12"
(155.44mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2006
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
174.37"
(4,429.00mm)
168.04"
(4,268.22mm)
6.33"
(160.78mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
212.35"
(5,393.69mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/