Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
2.32"
(58.93mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1917
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1982
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
4.03"
(102.36mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1955 1917
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1917
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
6.84"
(173.74mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1950 1917
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
8.50"
(215.90mm)
13.77"
(349.76mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1917
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1938
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
-6.33"
(-160.79mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1924 1924, 1956
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1924
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
20.47"
(519.94mm)
-7.60"
(-193.04mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1917
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
15.81"
(401.57mm)
24.52"
(622.81mm)
-8.71"
(-221.24mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
17.94"
(455.68mm)
27.73"
(704.34mm)
-9.79"
(-248.66mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
19.38"
(492.25mm)
30.43"
(772.92mm)
-11.05"
(-280.67mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
22.57"
(573.28mm)
32.66"
(829.56mm)
-10.09"
(-256.28mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1917
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
24.11"
(612.39mm)
34.88"
(885.95mm)
-10.77"
(-273.56mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
37.25"
(946.15mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-14.60"
(-370.84mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
54.30"
(1,379.22mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
-15.54"
(-394.72mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1974
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
78.57"
(1,995.68mm)
104.78"
(2,661.41mm)
-26.21"
(-665.73mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1992
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
110.50"
(2,806.70mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-29.21"
(-741.93mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
137.65"
(3,496.31mm)
174.55"
(4,433.57mm)
-36.90"
(-937.26mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
123rd 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 14, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/