Regional Rankings

Regional Data Info
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South 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
3.27"
(83.06mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
89th Driest
Driest since:
2000
40th Wettest
Wettest since:
2017
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
85th Driest
Driest since:
2000
44th Wettest
Wettest since:
2017
Ties: 1904
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
9.73"
(247.14mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
64th Driest
Driest since:
1954
65th Wettest
Wettest since:
2017
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
13.80"
(350.52mm)
13.67"
(347.22mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
66th Driest
Driest since:
2011
63rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
15.96"
(405.38mm)
16.88"
(428.75mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
43rd Driest
Driest since:
1956
86th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
17.80"
(452.12mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
36th Driest
Driest since:
1956
93rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
18.70"
(474.98mm)
21.81"
(553.97mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
24th Driest
Driest since:
2011
105th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
26th Driest
Driest since:
2011
103rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
25.33"
(643.38mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
49th Driest
Driest since:
2011
79th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
27.19"
(690.63mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-1.77"
(-44.95mm)
46th Driest
Driest since:
2011
82nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
30.53"
(775.46mm)
31.66"
(804.16mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
53rd Driest
Driest since:
2011
75th Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
34.97"
(888.24mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
62nd Driest
Driest since:
1918
66th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 2008
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
52.58"
(1,335.53mm)
54.51"
(1,384.55mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
46th Driest
Driest since:
1918
82nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
44th Driest
Driest since:
1918
83rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
99.49"
(2,527.05mm)
104.74"
(2,660.40mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
31st Driest
Driest since:
1956
95th Wettest
Wettest since:
1975
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
135.25"
(3,435.35mm)
139.63"
(3,546.60mm)
-4.38"
(-111.25mm)
34th Driest
Driest since:
1956
91st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
174.42"
(4,430.27mm)
174.44"
(4,430.78mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
60th Driest
Driest since:
1956
64th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019

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