Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, December 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1955
1-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1921
Nov–Dec 1955
2-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1954 1976
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1965
Oct–Dec 1955
3-Month
6.20"
(157.48mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1954 1917
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2015
Sep–Dec 1955
4-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1954 1939
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Aug–Dec 1955
5-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1917
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Jul–Dec 1955
6-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1954 1917
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 2020
Jun–Dec 1955
7-Month
16.44"
(417.58mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1954 1917
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
May–Dec 1955
8-Month
19.36"
(491.74mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1954 1917
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2015
Apr–Dec 1955
9-Month
21.85"
(554.99mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1954 1956
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2015
Mar–Dec 1955
10-Month
23.83"
(605.28mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1954 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2015
Feb–Dec 1955
11-Month
26.05"
(661.67mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1954 1910
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Jan–Dec 1955
12-Month
27.74"
(704.60mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1910
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1973
Jul 1954–Dec 1955
18-Month
40.11"
(1,018.79mm)
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jan 1954–Dec 1955
24-Month
53.89"
(1,368.81mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-6.01"
(-152.65mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jan 1953–Dec 1955
36-Month
82.20"
(2,087.88mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-7.66"
(-194.56mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jan 1952–Dec 1955
48-Month
108.54"
(2,756.92mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-11.24"
(-285.49mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jan 1951–Dec 1955
60-Month
139.79"
(3,550.67mm)
149.68"
(3,801.87mm)
-9.89"
(-251.20mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/