Climate at a Glance

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Texas

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
2.51"
(63.75mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1945 1998
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
3.82"
(97.03mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1937 1998
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1896 2011
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
-3.19"
(-81.03mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1925 2011
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 2003
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
6.96"
(176.78mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1925 1996
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1917 2011
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1992
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
8.26"
(209.80mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-5.80"
(-147.32mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1917 1971
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
9.55"
(242.57mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
-7.03"
(-178.56mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1925 2011
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
12.53"
(318.26mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-7.02"
(-178.31mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
15.07"
(382.78mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
-6.82"
(-173.23mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1925 1918, 2011
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1992
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
17.51"
(444.75mm)
24.26"
(616.20mm)
-6.75"
(-171.45mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1992
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
19.92"
(505.97mm)
27.09"
(688.09mm)
-7.17"
(-182.12mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1992
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
29.82"
(757.43mm)
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
-9.59"
(-243.58mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
38.82"
(986.03mm)
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
-15.49"
(-393.44mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
61.00"
(1,549.40mm)
81.45"
(2,068.83mm)
-20.45"
(-519.43mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
80.93"
(2,055.62mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
-27.63"
(-701.80mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
103.32"
(2,624.33mm)
135.54"
(3,442.72mm)
-32.22"
(-818.39mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/