Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1956
1-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1951 1987
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1957
Ties: 1948, 1951
Mar–Apr 1956
2-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
-2.34"
(-59.43mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Feb–Apr 1956
3-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.38"
(-35.06mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Jan–Apr 1956
4-Month
8.30"
(210.82mm)
10.36"
(263.14mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Dec 1955–Apr 1956
5-Month
9.33"
(236.98mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1936 1963
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Nov 1955–Apr 1956
6-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
-4.86"
(-123.45mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1925 1971
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Oct 1955–Apr 1956
7-Month
12.13"
(308.10mm)
17.99"
(456.95mm)
-5.86"
(-148.85mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Sep 1955–Apr 1956
8-Month
15.22"
(386.59mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
-5.97"
(-151.64mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 2011
Aug 1955–Apr 1956
9-Month
18.13"
(460.50mm)
24.13"
(612.90mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1955–Apr 1956
10-Month
21.44"
(544.58mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
-5.89"
(-149.60mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1955–Apr 1956
11-Month
24.39"
(619.51mm)
30.85"
(783.59mm)
-6.46"
(-164.08mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1955–Apr 1956
12-Month
29.22"
(742.19mm)
34.91"
(886.71mm)
-5.69"
(-144.52mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2016
Nov 1954–Apr 1956
18-Month
41.40"
(1,051.56mm)
50.26"
(1,276.60mm)
-8.86"
(-225.04mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
May 1954–Apr 1956
24-Month
55.95"
(1,421.13mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-13.94"
(-354.08mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
May 1953–Apr 1956
36-Month
84.06"
(2,135.12mm)
104.85"
(2,663.19mm)
-20.79"
(-528.07mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1975
May 1952–Apr 1956
48-Month
111.62"
(2,835.15mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-28.09"
(-713.48mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
May 1951–Apr 1956
60-Month
145.50"
(3,695.70mm)
174.46"
(4,431.28mm)
-28.96"
(-735.58mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1957
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/