Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
3.55"
(90.17mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1955 1903
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
7.07"
(179.58mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1903
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1955 1915
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
15.14"
(384.56mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
17.96"
(456.18mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
1.52"
(38.60mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1979
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
19.01"
(482.85mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
-0.73"
(-18.55mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1944 1905
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
28.41"
(721.61mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
30.84"
(783.34mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
0.48"
(12.20mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
38.98"
(990.09mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
4.79"
(121.66mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
41.38"
(1,051.05mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
44.67"
(1,134.62mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
63.33"
(1,608.58mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
88.18"
(2,239.77mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
127.33"
(3,234.18mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
173.34"
(4,402.84mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
5.28"
(134.12mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
220.87"
(5,610.10mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
10.86"
(275.85mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/