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Iowa, Climate Division 9. Southeast

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
0.92"
(23.37mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1937
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1941
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1950
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1961
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
13.87"
(352.30mm)
-4.82"
(-122.43mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1955 1953
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1970
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
17.85"
(453.39mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1955 1953
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1902
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
22.46"
(570.48mm)
-6.73"
(-170.94mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1955 1953
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1902
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
17.27"
(438.66mm)
26.50"
(673.10mm)
-9.23"
(-234.44mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1953 1953
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
18.77"
(476.76mm)
29.84"
(757.94mm)
-11.07"
(-281.18mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1953 1953
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
19.30"
(490.22mm)
32.19"
(817.63mm)
-12.89"
(-327.41mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1953 1901
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
20.40"
(518.16mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
-13.02"
(-330.71mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1901
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
34.75"
(882.65mm)
-14.05"
(-356.87mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1901
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
31.90"
(810.26mm)
52.63"
(1,336.80mm)
-20.73"
(-526.54mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
48.77"
(1,238.76mm)
69.50"
(1,765.30mm)
-20.73"
(-526.54mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1989
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
83.05"
(2,109.47mm)
104.23"
(2,647.44mm)
-21.18"
(-537.97mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1989
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
105.48"
(2,679.19mm)
138.86"
(3,527.04mm)
-33.38"
(-847.85mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
138.24"
(3,511.30mm)
173.41"
(4,404.61mm)
-35.17"
(-893.31mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/