Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Connecticut

Precipitation Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
7.15"
(181.61mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
15.05"
(382.27mm)
8.12"
(206.25mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1972
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
19.84"
(503.94mm)
11.79"
(299.47mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
22.43"
(569.72mm)
15.79"
(401.07mm)
6.64"
(168.65mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1908
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
25.35"
(643.89mm)
20.02"
(508.51mm)
5.33"
(135.38mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1935
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
28.74"
(730.00mm)
23.92"
(607.57mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1955
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
40.26"
(1,022.60mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
12.64"
(321.05mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1938
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
45.84"
(1,164.34mm)
31.55"
(801.37mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1938
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
49.62"
(1,260.35mm)
35.68"
(906.27mm)
13.94"
(354.08mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
55.63"
(1,413.00mm)
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
15.77"
(400.56mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
60.39"
(1,533.91mm)
43.14"
(1,095.76mm)
17.25"
(438.15mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
1st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901, 1972
Ties: 1901
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
62.58"
(1,589.53mm)
46.87"
(1,190.50mm)
15.71"
(399.03mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
89.45"
(2,272.03mm)
70.77"
(1,797.56mm)
18.68"
(474.47mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
107.63"
(2,733.80mm)
93.73"
(2,380.74mm)
13.90"
(353.06mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
146.66"
(3,725.16mm)
140.54"
(3,569.72mm)
6.12"
(155.44mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1938
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
195.80"
(4,973.32mm)
187.42"
(4,760.47mm)
8.38"
(212.85mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
234.42"
(5,954.27mm)
5.41"
(137.41mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/