Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1945 1998
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
5.07"
(128.78mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1937 1998
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1936 1963
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1925 1963
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
-5.97"
(-151.64mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1925 1971
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
15.07"
(382.78mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-6.97"
(-177.04mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
18.16"
(461.26mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
-7.09"
(-180.09mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
21.07"
(535.18mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
-7.12"
(-180.85mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
24.38"
(619.25mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
-7.01"
(-178.06mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
27.33"
(694.18mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-7.57"
(-192.28mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
-8.69"
(-220.73mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
54.15"
(1,375.41mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-15.74"
(-399.80mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
82.34"
(2,091.44mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
-22.49"
(-571.24mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
110.83"
(2,815.08mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-28.88"
(-733.55mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
144.88"
(3,679.95mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
-29.57"
(-751.08mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1957
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 9, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/