Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
0.55"
(13.97mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1969 1944
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
0.63"
(16.00mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1964 1944
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Ties: 1900, 1949
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
1.83"
(46.48mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1913
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1913
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
7.06"
(179.32mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
5.65"
(143.51mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Ties: 2008
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
-2.71"
(-68.83mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1966 1959
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Ties: 1954
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1961 1960
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
18.40"
(467.36mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1960
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
28.76"
(730.50mm)
30.90"
(784.86mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1961
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
41.14"
(1,044.96mm)
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
50.99"
(1,295.15mm)
51.37"
(1,304.80mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/