Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Connecticut

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1970
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1979
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
11.50"
(292.10mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
19.40"
(492.76mm)
11.86"
(301.24mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
24.19"
(614.43mm)
15.56"
(395.22mm)
8.63"
(219.21mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
26.78"
(680.21mm)
19.54"
(496.32mm)
7.24"
(183.89mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1978
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
29.70"
(754.38mm)
23.76"
(603.50mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1956
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
33.09"
(840.49mm)
27.63"
(701.80mm)
5.46"
(138.69mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
31.30"
(795.02mm)
13.31"
(338.07mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
50.19"
(1,274.83mm)
35.23"
(894.84mm)
14.96"
(379.99mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1939
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
53.97"
(1,370.84mm)
39.32"
(998.73mm)
14.65"
(372.11mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
59.98"
(1,523.49mm)
43.53"
(1,105.66mm)
16.45"
(417.83mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1902
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
64.74"
(1,644.40mm)
46.86"
(1,190.24mm)
17.88"
(454.16mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
88.62"
(2,250.95mm)
70.52"
(1,791.21mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
109.65"
(2,785.11mm)
93.70"
(2,379.98mm)
15.95"
(405.13mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
150.43"
(3,820.92mm)
140.58"
(3,570.73mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1904
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
198.61"
(5,044.69mm)
187.57"
(4,764.28mm)
11.04"
(280.41mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1976
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
241.61"
(6,136.89mm)
234.46"
(5,955.28mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1976

Citing This Page

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