Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1987
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1957
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
4.00"
(101.60mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
4.90"
(124.46mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1973
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
7.29"
(185.17mm)
10.36"
(263.14mm)
-3.07"
(-77.97mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1971 1971
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
16.73"
(424.94mm)
17.99"
(456.95mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2016
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
21.17"
(537.72mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
25.20"
(640.08mm)
24.13"
(612.90mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1931
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
29.31"
(744.47mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
32.23"
(818.64mm)
30.85"
(783.59mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
35.57"
(903.48mm)
34.91"
(886.71mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Ties: 1912
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
44.53"
(1,131.06mm)
50.26"
(1,276.60mm)
-5.73"
(-145.54mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2016
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
64.42"
(1,636.27mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
98.28"
(2,496.31mm)
104.85"
(2,663.19mm)
-6.57"
(-166.88mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1967 1955
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1975
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
137.11"
(3,482.59mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
174.87"
(4,441.70mm)
174.46"
(4,431.28mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/