Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Precipitation Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1970 2005
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1982
Ties: 1960
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
8.66"
(219.96mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1982
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
19.70"
(500.38mm)
12.12"
(307.85mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 2005
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
25.41"
(645.41mm)
15.71"
(399.03mm)
9.70"
(246.38mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1917
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
27.82"
(706.63mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
31.88"
(809.75mm)
22.80"
(579.12mm)
9.08"
(230.63mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1943
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
35.06"
(890.52mm)
26.88"
(682.75mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2009
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
37.98"
(964.69mm)
32.03"
(813.56mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 2005
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2009
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
41.58"
(1,056.13mm)
37.07"
(941.58mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 2005
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2009
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
44.73"
(1,136.14mm)
41.84"
(1,062.74mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 2005
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2009
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
45.88"
(1,165.35mm)
45.57"
(1,157.48mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 2005
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2009
Ties: 1913
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
49.03"
(1,245.36mm)
49.61"
(1,260.09mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2009
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
73.30"
(1,861.82mm)
72.43"
(1,839.72mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1954
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1973
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
91.73"
(2,329.94mm)
99.23"
(2,520.44mm)
-7.50"
(-190.50mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1966 1963
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2009
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
141.30"
(3,589.02mm)
148.83"
(3,780.28mm)
-7.53"
(-191.26mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1975
Ties: 1931
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
187.66"
(4,766.56mm)
198.50"
(5,041.90mm)
-10.84"
(-275.34mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
245.99"
(6,248.15mm)
248.09"
(6,301.49mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/