Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, November 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1956
1-Month
1.36"
(34.54mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1949 1917
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Oct–Nov 1956
2-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1953 1917
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1985
Sep–Nov 1956
3-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1953 1939
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1985
Ties: 1953
Aug–Nov 1956
4-Month
7.01"
(178.05mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1952 1952
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jul–Nov 1956
5-Month
9.79"
(248.67mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1953 1952
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jun–Nov 1956
6-Month
12.00"
(304.80mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1952
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2004
May–Nov 1956
7-Month
14.60"
(370.84mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1952
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2004
Apr–Nov 1956
8-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1952
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Mar–Nov 1956
9-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
23.14"
(587.76mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Feb–Nov 1956
10-Month
21.11"
(536.19mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-4.17"
(-105.92mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jan–Nov 1956
11-Month
23.38"
(593.85mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
-4.21"
(-106.94mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Dec 1955–Nov 1956
12-Month
25.62"
(650.75mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-4.32"
(-109.73mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1955–Nov 1956
18-Month
39.82"
(1,011.43mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-5.34"
(-135.63mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Dec 1954–Nov 1956
24-Month
53.12"
(1,349.25mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-6.78"
(-172.21mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Dec 1953–Nov 1956
36-Month
79.77"
(2,026.16mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-10.09"
(-256.28mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Dec 1952–Nov 1956
48-Month
108.03"
(2,743.96mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-11.75"
(-298.45mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Dec 1951–Nov 1956
60-Month
135.04"
(3,430.02mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-14.62"
(-371.34mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/