Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
0.40"
(10.16mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1966 1919
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1916
Ties: 1994
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1938
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1914
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
3.93"
(99.82mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1968 1991
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2005
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
4.27"
(108.46mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2005
Ties: 1971
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
4.98"
(126.49mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1912
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1912
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
6.24"
(158.50mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1914
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
8.54"
(216.92mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
1.33"
(33.79mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1929
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1914
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
9.56"
(242.82mm)
8.13"
(206.50mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1929
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1914
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 2003
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1984
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1999
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
16.09"
(408.69mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
0.78"
(19.82mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Ties: 1952
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
21.05"
(534.67mm)
20.60"
(523.24mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Ties: 1927
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
32.13"
(816.10mm)
30.84"
(783.34mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1985
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
44.27"
(1,124.46mm)
41.10"
(1,043.94mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1985
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
54.55"
(1,385.57mm)
51.34"
(1,304.04mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/