Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wyoming

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1908
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Ties: 1955
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1969 1919
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1969 1919
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Ties: 1990, 1998
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 1919
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
9.31"
(236.47mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1970 1919
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
11.50"
(292.10mm)
10.51"
(266.95mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
13.02"
(330.71mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
12.81"
(325.37mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
14.38"
(365.25mm)
14.10"
(358.14mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1978
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
15.32"
(389.13mm)
15.93"
(404.62mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
26.63"
(676.40mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1970 1961
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
34.71"
(881.63mm)
31.86"
(809.24mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
50.47"
(1,281.94mm)
47.75"
(1,212.85mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 2003
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1929
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
65.93"
(1,674.62mm)
63.62"
(1,615.95mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 2004
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
84.06"
(2,135.12mm)
79.48"
(2,018.79mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 2004
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/