Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kansas

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
4.30"
(109.22mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
6.33"
(160.78mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
7.03"
(178.56mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
8.91"
(226.31mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
9.58"
(243.33mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
10.43"
(264.92mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
11.78"
(299.21mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1973
Ties: 1959
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
14.52"
(368.81mm)
13.76"
(349.50mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
16.73"
(424.94mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1953
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
17.93"
(455.42mm)
19.73"
(501.14mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1977
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
22.90"
(581.66mm)
23.08"
(586.23mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
26.44"
(671.58mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
36.06"
(915.92mm)
37.51"
(952.75mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1974
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
51.54"
(1,309.12mm)
54.17"
(1,375.92mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1968 1954
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1994
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
79.58"
(2,021.33mm)
81.15"
(2,061.21mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1968 1955
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
110.39"
(2,803.91mm)
108.10"
(2,745.74mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1945
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
139.26"
(3,537.20mm)
135.02"
(3,429.51mm)
4.24"
(107.69mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Ties: 1903

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/