Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
8.54"
(216.92mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1990
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
13.92"
(353.57mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1917
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1948
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
19.37"
(492.00mm)
12.03"
(305.56mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1990
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
24.57"
(624.08mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
9.14"
(232.16mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1939
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
27.21"
(691.13mm)
19.28"
(489.71mm)
7.93"
(201.42mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1926
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
34.58"
(878.33mm)
23.66"
(600.96mm)
10.92"
(277.37mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1971 1939
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1972
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
38.03"
(965.96mm)
27.89"
(708.41mm)
10.14"
(257.55mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1926
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
42.34"
(1,075.44mm)
32.34"
(821.44mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1913
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
46.55"
(1,182.37mm)
36.85"
(935.99mm)
9.70"
(246.38mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1979
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
51.79"
(1,315.47mm)
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
9.49"
(241.05mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Ties: 2015
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
55.43"
(1,407.92mm)
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
8.68"
(220.47mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 2007
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
62.26"
(1,581.40mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
10.62"
(269.74mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
87.16"
(2,213.86mm)
75.36"
(1,914.14mm)
11.80"
(299.72mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1973
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
112.70"
(2,862.58mm)
103.36"
(2,625.34mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
162.54"
(4,128.52mm)
155.12"
(3,940.05mm)
7.42"
(188.47mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1943
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
212.59"
(5,399.79mm)
206.81"
(5,252.97mm)
5.78"
(146.82mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1943
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1975
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
257.03"
(6,528.56mm)
258.46"
(6,564.88mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1971 1943
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/