Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1973
1-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
1.83"
(46.49mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1987
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Mar–Apr 1973
2-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
5.41"
(137.42mm)
128th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb–Apr 1973
3-Month
13.64"
(346.46mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
128th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jan–Apr 1973
4-Month
16.80"
(426.72mm)
10.36"
(263.14mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
128th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Dec 1972–Apr 1973
5-Month
19.38"
(492.25mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1972 1963
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Nov 1972–Apr 1973
6-Month
23.06"
(585.72mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
7.77"
(197.35mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1972 1971
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Oct 1972–Apr 1973
7-Month
26.75"
(679.45mm)
17.99"
(456.95mm)
8.76"
(222.50mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Sep 1972–Apr 1973
8-Month
30.45"
(773.43mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1972–Apr 1973
9-Month
33.72"
(856.49mm)
24.13"
(612.90mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1972–Apr 1973
10-Month
37.24"
(945.90mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
9.91"
(251.72mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1972–Apr 1973
11-Month
40.18"
(1,020.57mm)
30.85"
(783.59mm)
9.33"
(236.98mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1972–Apr 1973
12-Month
44.25"
(1,123.95mm)
34.91"
(886.71mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 1971–Apr 1973
18-Month
57.64"
(1,464.06mm)
50.26"
(1,276.60mm)
7.38"
(187.46mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
May 1971–Apr 1973
24-Month
79.82"
(2,027.43mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
9.93"
(252.22mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2020
May 1970–Apr 1973
36-Month
108.67"
(2,760.22mm)
104.85"
(2,663.19mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1972 1955
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1975
May 1969–Apr 1973
48-Month
142.53"
(3,620.26mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
May 1968–Apr 1973
60-Month
181.36"
(4,606.54mm)
174.46"
(4,431.28mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 15, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/