Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
3.66"
(92.96mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Ties: 1908, 1949
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
7.02"
(178.31mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1972 1968
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1915
Ties: 1918
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
12.09"
(307.09mm)
11.69"
(296.93mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1913
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2006
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
17.20"
(436.88mm)
15.36"
(390.14mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2006
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
22.59"
(573.79mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
3.73"
(94.75mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
25.61"
(650.49mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
28.26"
(717.80mm)
24.98"
(634.49mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
31.41"
(797.81mm)
28.13"
(714.50mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
36.81"
(934.97mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
5.37"
(136.39mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
43.05"
(1,093.47mm)
34.96"
(887.98mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
46.62"
(1,184.15mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2011
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
49.61"
(1,260.09mm)
42.05"
(1,068.07mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Ties: 1978
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
77.07"
(1,957.58mm)
64.25"
(1,631.95mm)
12.82"
(325.63mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
96.90"
(2,461.26mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
12.89"
(327.41mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
139.38"
(3,540.25mm)
126.04"
(3,201.42mm)
13.34"
(338.83mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
181.77"
(4,616.96mm)
168.04"
(4,268.22mm)
13.73"
(348.74mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
223.98"
(5,689.09mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
13.97"
(354.84mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2008

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/