Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Connecticut

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1968 1981
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1955
Ties: 1965
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1970 1907
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1955
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
17.83"
(452.88mm)
11.84"
(300.74mm)
5.99"
(152.14mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1999
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1897
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
23.41"
(594.61mm)
15.76"
(400.30mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1989
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
27.19"
(690.63mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
33.20"
(843.28mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
9.12"
(231.65mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
37.96"
(964.18mm)
27.35"
(694.69mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
40.15"
(1,019.81mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
43.13"
(1,095.50mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
48.11"
(1,221.99mm)
39.21"
(995.93mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
42.91"
(1,089.91mm)
8.91"
(226.32mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2006
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
56.82"
(1,443.23mm)
46.89"
(1,191.01mm)
9.93"
(252.22mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
78.21"
(1,986.53mm)
70.88"
(1,800.35mm)
7.33"
(186.18mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
99.11"
(2,517.39mm)
93.66"
(2,378.96mm)
5.45"
(138.43mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
144.31"
(3,665.47mm)
140.53"
(3,569.46mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1903
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
190.62"
(4,841.75mm)
187.44"
(4,760.98mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2009
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
232.16"
(5,896.86mm)
234.34"
(5,952.24mm)
-2.18"
(-55.38mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010

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/