Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1911, 1944, 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Ties: 1942, 1947, 1953
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
0.39"
(9.91mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1963 1940
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Ties: 1907, 1911, 1949, 1963
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1913
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
1.53"
(38.86mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1897, 1909
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1966 2008
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
-5.56"
(-141.22mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1966 2013
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
15.92"
(404.37mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-5.02"
(-127.51mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
12.40"
(314.96mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-5.04"
(-128.02mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
18.89"
(479.81mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1961 1924
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
30.51"
(774.95mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-4.38"
(-111.26mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1962 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
48.10"
(1,221.74mm)
52.31"
(1,328.67mm)
-4.21"
(-106.93mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1966 2014
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
71.90"
(1,826.26mm)
69.58"
(1,767.33mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1968 2015
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
86.46"
(2,196.08mm)
86.84"
(2,205.74mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1968 1933, 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/