Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
1.00"
(25.40mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1970 1909
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1935
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1966 2008
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
-3.23"
(-82.05mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1966 1997
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
9.37"
(238.00mm)
-4.96"
(-125.99mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2013
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
11.92"
(302.77mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1978
Ties: 1994
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
13.79"
(350.27mm)
-3.98"
(-101.10mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
10.40"
(264.16mm)
14.82"
(376.43mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
10.87"
(276.10mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
-4.44"
(-112.77mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
11.35"
(288.29mm)
15.70"
(398.78mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
16.03"
(407.16mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
14.05"
(356.87mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
28.15"
(715.01mm)
31.22"
(792.99mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1964 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
31.26"
(794.00mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-3.64"
(-92.46mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1962 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
48.64"
(1,235.46mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Ties: 2008
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
72.89"
(1,851.41mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
3.33"
(84.59mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1968 2015
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
87.63"
(2,225.80mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1933
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/