Climate at a Glance

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Southeast 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
3.98"
(101.09mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1963 1930
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1901
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
8.66"
(219.96mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1963 1983
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1898
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-0.73"
(-18.55mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1968 1980
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2013
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
20.46"
(519.68mm)
19.85"
(504.19mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1993
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Ties: 1982
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
22.67"
(575.82mm)
23.52"
(597.41mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
26.83"
(681.48mm)
28.12"
(714.25mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
31.11"
(790.19mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-0.98"
(-24.90mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1925
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
36.41"
(924.81mm)
36.05"
(915.67mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
40.33"
(1,024.38mm)
39.83"
(1,011.68mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
42.87"
(1,088.90mm)
42.76"
(1,086.10mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Ties: 1924
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
47.84"
(1,215.14mm)
45.93"
(1,166.62mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1970 1918
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
51.91"
(1,318.51mm)
50.36"
(1,279.14mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2003
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
82.23"
(2,088.64mm)
78.55"
(1,995.17mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 2007
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
103.51"
(2,629.15mm)
100.79"
(2,560.07mm)
2.72"
(69.08mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 2007
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1949
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
153.76"
(3,905.50mm)
151.30"
(3,843.02mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 2008
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2005
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
203.91"
(5,179.31mm)
201.68"
(5,122.67mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1949
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
247.42"
(6,284.47mm)
252.03"
(6,401.56mm)
-4.61"
(-117.09mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1949
Ties: 1921

Citing This Page

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