Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

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
2.41"
(61.21mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1969 2000
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1915
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1969 2000
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1950
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
11.17"
(283.72mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1915
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
12.57"
(319.28mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1905
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
16.17"
(410.72mm)
21.36"
(542.54mm)
-5.19"
(-131.82mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1927
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
19.32"
(490.73mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
-6.81"
(-172.97mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1927
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
20.47"
(519.94mm)
29.85"
(758.19mm)
-9.38"
(-238.25mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1945
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
23.62"
(599.95mm)
33.89"
(860.81mm)
-10.27"
(-260.86mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1927
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
31.12"
(790.45mm)
38.25"
(971.55mm)
-7.13"
(-181.10mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1963 1936
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1945
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
33.89"
(860.81mm)
42.50"
(1,079.50mm)
-8.61"
(-218.69mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1963 1936
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1945
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
35.92"
(912.37mm)
45.98"
(1,167.89mm)
-10.06"
(-255.52mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
37.76"
(959.10mm)
49.59"
(1,259.59mm)
-11.83"
(-300.49mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
60.17"
(1,528.32mm)
75.73"
(1,923.54mm)
-15.56"
(-395.22mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1974
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
83.95"
(2,132.33mm)
99.20"
(2,519.68mm)
-15.25"
(-387.35mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1964 1925
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1974
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
131.94"
(3,351.28mm)
148.81"
(3,779.77mm)
-16.87"
(-428.49mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1965 1956
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1975
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
182.67"
(4,639.82mm)
198.43"
(5,040.12mm)
-15.76"
(-400.30mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
237.55"
(6,033.77mm)
247.93"
(6,297.42mm)
-10.38"
(-263.65mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1968 1967
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019

Citing This Page

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