Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 1952
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
6.84"
(173.74mm)
5.46"
(138.68mm)
1.38"
(35.06mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1968 1952
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
7.77"
(197.36mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1952
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1974, 2018
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
10.11"
(256.79mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1919
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1919
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
16.34"
(415.04mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 2011
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1919
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
21.21"
(538.73mm)
18.70"
(474.98mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1970 2011
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Ties: 1904
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
22.04"
(559.82mm)
20.36"
(517.14mm)
1.68"
(42.68mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1970 2011
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
22.56"
(573.02mm)
21.96"
(557.78mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 2011
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
23.96"
(608.58mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
26.76"
(679.70mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
28.06"
(712.72mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
48.90"
(1,242.06mm)
43.44"
(1,103.38mm)
5.46"
(138.68mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
52.87"
(1,342.90mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Nov 1969–Oct 1972
36-Month
79.90"
(2,029.46mm)
81.38"
(2,067.05mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
109.87"
(2,790.70mm)
108.50"
(2,755.90mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
141.71"
(3,599.43mm)
135.53"
(3,442.46mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/