Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
5.40"
(137.16mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1973
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1917
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
4.99"
(126.74mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2005
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
18.20"
(462.28mm)
13.91"
(353.31mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1908
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2018
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
20.97"
(532.64mm)
17.75"
(450.85mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2011
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
25.00"
(635.00mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1907
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
33.63"
(854.20mm)
25.60"
(650.24mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
38.10"
(967.74mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
8.84"
(224.54mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
41.46"
(1,053.08mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
8.69"
(220.72mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
45.66"
(1,159.76mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
9.49"
(241.04mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
49.70"
(1,262.38mm)
38.89"
(987.81mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
51.99"
(1,320.55mm)
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
9.95"
(252.73mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
74.89"
(1,902.21mm)
63.77"
(1,619.76mm)
11.12"
(282.45mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
92.96"
(2,361.18mm)
84.06"
(2,135.12mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
133.86"
(3,400.04mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
7.84"
(199.13mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
176.99"
(4,495.55mm)
168.02"
(4,267.71mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Ties: 1998
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
216.58"
(5,501.13mm)
210.06"
(5,335.52mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Ties: 1903

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/