Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
1.40"
(35.56mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1909
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1932
Ties: 1921
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1971
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1992
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
5.50"
(139.70mm)
5.07"
(128.78mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1971
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1992
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
9.45"
(240.03mm)
7.59"
(192.79mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
14.21"
(360.93mm)
10.56"
(268.22mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
19.35"
(491.49mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
21.86"
(555.24mm)
15.27"
(387.86mm)
6.59"
(167.38mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
24.13"
(612.90mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1920
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
26.34"
(669.04mm)
21.48"
(545.59mm)
4.86"
(123.45mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1920
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
27.83"
(706.88mm)
23.87"
(606.30mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1920
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
28.11"
(713.99mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
2.57"
(65.27mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1920
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
29.26"
(743.20mm)
27.14"
(689.36mm)
2.12"
(53.84mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1920
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
39.60"
(1,005.84mm)
40.09"
(1,018.29mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1920
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
52.39"
(1,330.71mm)
54.33"
(1,379.98mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1966 1918
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
82.21"
(2,088.13mm)
81.48"
(2,069.59mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1993
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
112.21"
(2,850.13mm)
108.52"
(2,756.41mm)
3.69"
(93.72mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
140.69"
(3,573.53mm)
135.52"
(3,442.21mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019

Citing This Page

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