Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

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
3.49"
(88.65mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
1.18"
(29.98mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1970 2000
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 2000
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
8.88"
(225.55mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 2011
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2007
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
12.89"
(327.41mm)
10.88"
(276.35mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2007
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
13.24"
(336.30mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2007
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
14.90"
(378.46mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2007
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
16.50"
(419.10mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
17.98"
(456.69mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2007
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
19.92"
(505.97mm)
19.75"
(501.65mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2007
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
21.22"
(538.99mm)
21.57"
(547.88mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
24.09"
(611.89mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
29.93"
(760.22mm)
27.06"
(687.32mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2007
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
43.83"
(1,113.28mm)
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
53.52"
(1,359.41mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2016
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
80.22"
(2,037.59mm)
81.37"
(2,066.80mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2017
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
107.79"
(2,737.87mm)
108.48"
(2,755.39mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
142.72"
(3,625.09mm)
135.52"
(3,442.21mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/