Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1979
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
8.55"
(217.17mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1978
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
14.79"
(375.67mm)
9.98"
(253.49mm)
4.81"
(122.18mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1940
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
18.36"
(466.34mm)
13.39"
(340.11mm)
4.97"
(126.23mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2006
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
21.35"
(542.29mm)
17.07"
(433.58mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1978
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
24.12"
(612.65mm)
20.90"
(530.86mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1978
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
28.15"
(715.01mm)
24.88"
(631.95mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
36.78"
(934.21mm)
28.74"
(730.00mm)
8.04"
(204.21mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1997
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
41.25"
(1,047.75mm)
32.39"
(822.71mm)
8.86"
(225.04mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
35.86"
(910.84mm)
8.75"
(222.25mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
48.81"
(1,239.77mm)
39.27"
(997.46mm)
9.54"
(242.31mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
52.85"
(1,342.39mm)
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
73.79"
(1,874.27mm)
62.86"
(1,596.64mm)
10.93"
(277.63mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
93.78"
(2,382.01mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
135.95"
(3,453.13mm)
126.01"
(3,200.65mm)
9.94"
(252.48mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2006
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
177.85"
(4,517.39mm)
168.05"
(4,268.47mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2012
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
217.38"
(5,521.45mm)
209.99"
(5,333.75mm)
7.39"
(187.70mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/