Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Missouri

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
3.06"
(77.72mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1969 1901
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
8.63"
(219.20mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1971 1901
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2017
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
11.84"
(300.74mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
13.86"
(352.04mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1945
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
15.95"
(405.13mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
17.30"
(439.42mm)
18.25"
(463.55mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1973
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
19.67"
(499.62mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1973
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
22.26"
(565.40mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
25.72"
(653.29mm)
28.49"
(723.65mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1967 1940
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1927
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
27.80"
(706.12mm)
32.21"
(818.13mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1964 1954
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1927
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
31.78"
(807.21mm)
35.92"
(912.37mm)
-4.14"
(-105.16mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1967 1954
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1927
Ties: 2018
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
34.83"
(884.68mm)
40.52"
(1,029.21mm)
-5.69"
(-144.53mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1967 1954
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1994
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
58.77"
(1,492.76mm)
-10.86"
(-275.85mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1964 1954
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1974
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
74.74"
(1,898.40mm)
81.08"
(2,059.43mm)
-6.34"
(-161.03mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1965 1954
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1994
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
117.79"
(2,991.87mm)
121.61"
(3,088.89mm)
-3.82"
(-97.02mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1929
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
160.18"
(4,068.57mm)
162.17"
(4,119.12mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
202.48"
(5,142.99mm)
202.74"
(5,149.60mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/