Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, June 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
June 1956
1-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1952 1933
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1928
May–Jun 1956
2-Month
4.81"
(122.17mm)
5.84"
(148.34mm)
-1.03"
(-26.17mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1936 1988
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Apr–Jun 1956
3-Month
6.88"
(174.75mm)
8.35"
(212.09mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1988
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1957
Ties: 1926
Mar–Jun 1956
4-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
10.86"
(275.84mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1936 1988
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1957
Feb–Jun 1956
5-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1954 1988
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jan–Jun 1956
6-Month
13.59"
(345.19mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
-1.72"
(-43.68mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1934 1988
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Dec 1955–Jun 1956
7-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
17.66"
(448.56mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Nov 1955–Jun 1956
8-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Oct 1955–Jun 1956
9-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
22.05"
(560.07mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Sep 1955–Jun 1956
10-Month
21.90"
(556.26mm)
24.55"
(623.57mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Aug 1955–Jun 1956
11-Month
24.64"
(625.86mm)
27.17"
(690.12mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1955–Jun 1956
12-Month
27.56"
(700.02mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jan 1955–Jun 1956
18-Month
41.33"
(1,049.78mm)
45.27"
(1,149.86mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jul 1954–Jun 1956
24-Month
53.70"
(1,363.98mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-6.23"
(-158.24mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Jul 1953–Jun 1956
36-Month
79.72"
(2,024.89mm)
89.89"
(2,283.21mm)
-10.17"
(-258.32mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1952–Jun 1956
48-Month
107.47"
(2,729.74mm)
119.79"
(3,042.67mm)
-12.32"
(-312.93mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1951–Jun 1956
60-Month
138.01"
(3,505.45mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-11.65"
(-295.91mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/