Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
4.07"
(103.38mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1998
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 2001
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
6.23"
(158.24mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1971 1998
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 2014
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1965, 2002
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
-1.88"
(-47.76mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1971 1971
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1897
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
20.80"
(528.32mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
25.24"
(641.10mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
29.27"
(743.46mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
33.38"
(847.85mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
36.30"
(922.02mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
47.64"
(1,210.06mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2016
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
65.18"
(1,655.57mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-4.71"
(-119.64mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2016
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
98.08"
(2,491.23mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
-6.75"
(-171.45mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1975
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
135.82"
(3,449.83mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-3.89"
(-98.80mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1975
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
174.55"
(4,433.57mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/