Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

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
4.88"
(123.95mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1943
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1973
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
4.59"
(116.58mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
14.70"
(373.38mm)
9.93"
(252.22mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1927
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
17.31"
(439.67mm)
13.63"
(346.20mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1908
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1977
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
20.66"
(524.76mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1908
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1977
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
24.53"
(623.06mm)
21.14"
(536.96mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1977
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
33.11"
(840.99mm)
24.90"
(632.46mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1977
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
38.02"
(965.71mm)
28.48"
(723.39mm)
9.54"
(242.32mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
40.94"
(1,039.88mm)
31.81"
(807.97mm)
9.13"
(231.91mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
9.74"
(247.39mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
48.31"
(1,227.07mm)
37.40"
(949.96mm)
10.91"
(277.11mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
50.44"
(1,281.18mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
61.43"
(1,560.32mm)
10.81"
(274.58mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
89.73"
(2,279.14mm)
80.51"
(2,044.95mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
128.70"
(3,268.98mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1977
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
168.45"
(4,278.63mm)
160.92"
(4,087.37mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
209.00"
(5,308.60mm)
201.17"
(5,109.72mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/