Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

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
2.92"
(74.17mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1964 1911
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2009
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1962 2012
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1957
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
-5.29"
(-134.36mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
10.82"
(274.83mm)
18.69"
(474.73mm)
-7.87"
(-199.90mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1990
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
-8.75"
(-222.25mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1990
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
21.47"
(545.34mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-5.61"
(-142.49mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1945
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
24.24"
(615.70mm)
31.33"
(795.78mm)
-7.09"
(-180.08mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
-8.54"
(-216.91mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1973
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
28.11"
(713.99mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
-10.31"
(-261.88mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1973
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
32.23"
(818.64mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-9.59"
(-243.59mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
38.24"
(971.30mm)
45.55"
(1,156.97mm)
-7.31"
(-185.67mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1964 1925
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
40.94"
(1,039.88mm)
49.63"
(1,260.60mm)
-8.69"
(-220.72mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
59.99"
(1,523.75mm)
76.70"
(1,948.18mm)
-16.71"
(-424.43mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1964 1925
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1946
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
86.02"
(2,184.91mm)
99.26"
(2,521.20mm)
-13.24"
(-336.29mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1964 1955
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1974
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
131.99"
(3,352.55mm)
148.91"
(3,782.31mm)
-16.92"
(-429.76mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1965 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1975
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
182.97"
(4,647.44mm)
198.53"
(5,042.66mm)
-15.56"
(-395.22mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1976
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
239.16"
(6,074.66mm)
247.96"
(6,298.18mm)
-8.80"
(-223.52mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1967
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/