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Iowa, Climate Division 4. West Central

Precipitation Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
0.27"
(6.86mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1950, 1962
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2015
Ties: 1968
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1909
Ties: 2016
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
6.62"
(168.15mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1931
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
10.75"
(273.05mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1913
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
14.34"
(364.24mm)
15.18"
(385.57mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
17.30"
(439.42mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
20.62"
(523.75mm)
23.78"
(604.01mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
22.21"
(564.13mm)
26.51"
(673.35mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
22.54"
(572.52mm)
28.25"
(717.55mm)
-5.71"
(-145.03mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
22.87"
(580.90mm)
29.18"
(741.17mm)
-6.31"
(-160.27mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
23.32"
(592.33mm)
29.99"
(761.75mm)
-6.67"
(-169.42mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
32.60"
(828.04mm)
45.28"
(1,150.11mm)
-12.68"
(-322.07mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1976
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
42.83"
(1,087.88mm)
60.11"
(1,526.79mm)
-17.28"
(-438.91mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
75.34"
(1,913.64mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
-14.84"
(-376.93mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1935
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
98.72"
(2,507.49mm)
120.13"
(3,051.30mm)
-21.41"
(-543.81mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
130.60"
(3,317.24mm)
150.08"
(3,812.03mm)
-19.48"
(-494.79mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/