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Ohio Valley Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
57th Driest
Driest since:
1953
72nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1915
Ties: 1956
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
80th Driest
Driest since:
1930
49th Wettest
Wettest since:
1915
Ties: 1923
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
11.92"
(302.77mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
44th Driest
Driest since:
1930
85th Wettest
Wettest since:
1958
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
15.01"
(381.25mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
38th Driest
Driest since:
1936
91st Wettest
Wettest since:
1915
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
20.57"
(522.48mm)
20.10"
(510.54mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
65th Driest
Driest since:
1930
64th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
23.84"
(605.54mm)
23.91"
(607.31mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
52nd Driest
Driest since:
1930
77th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
26.33"
(668.78mm)
26.58"
(675.13mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
51st Driest
Driest since:
1930
78th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
29.18"
(741.17mm)
29.63"
(752.60mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
53rd Driest
Driest since:
1936
76th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1921
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
33.79"
(858.27mm)
32.72"
(831.09mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
67th Driest
Driest since:
1936
61st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
35.76"
(908.30mm)
35.86"
(910.84mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
53rd Driest
Driest since:
1936
75th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
37.84"
(961.14mm)
38.78"
(985.01mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
42nd Driest
Driest since:
1936
86th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
41.80"
(1,061.72mm)
42.24"
(1,072.90mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
53rd Driest
Driest since:
1936
75th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
61.33"
(1,557.78mm)
66.13"
(1,679.70mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
23rd Driest
Driest since:
1931
105th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
82.29"
(2,090.17mm)
84.47"
(2,145.54mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
43rd Driest
Driest since:
1941
84th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
123.98"
(3,149.09mm)
126.74"
(3,219.20mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
37th Driest
Driest since:
1941
89th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
166.16"
(4,220.46mm)
168.98"
(4,292.09mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
41st Driest
Driest since:
1956
84th Wettest
Wettest since:
2022
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
208.41"
(5,293.61mm)
211.19"
(5,364.23mm)
-2.78"
(-70.62mm)
43rd Driest
Driest since:
1934
81st Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

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