Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
0.83"
(21.08mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1991
Ties: 1903
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1970 1950
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1940
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1950
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2015
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
9.09"
(230.89mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
13.21"
(335.53mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
13.74"
(349.00mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
18.60"
(472.44mm)
16.60"
(421.64mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1919
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
22.61"
(574.29mm)
19.97"
(507.24mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1919
Ties: 1944
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
1.76"
(44.71mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2015
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
24.92"
(632.97mm)
23.99"
(609.35mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2015
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
25.44"
(646.18mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 2011
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Ties: 2010
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
26.84"
(681.74mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2015
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
47.30"
(1,201.42mm)
40.86"
(1,037.84mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1917
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
54.86"
(1,393.44mm)
54.23"
(1,377.44mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1917
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
78.67"
(1,998.22mm)
81.41"
(2,067.81mm)
-2.74"
(-69.59mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
108.36"
(2,752.34mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
141.31"
(3,589.27mm)
135.60"
(3,444.24mm)
5.71"
(145.03mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/