Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1973
Ties: 2002, 2011
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
6.71"
(170.43mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1955 1917
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Ties: 1902
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1949 1924
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2005
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
13.31"
(338.07mm)
13.91"
(353.31mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1955 1908
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
17.01"
(432.05mm)
17.75"
(450.85mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1953 1930
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
21.85"
(554.99mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1953 1930
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
25.05"
(636.27mm)
25.60"
(650.24mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1953 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
28.60"
(726.44mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1953 1964
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
32.12"
(815.85mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
36.53"
(927.86mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
40.19"
(1,020.83mm)
38.89"
(987.81mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
0.97"
(24.63mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
66.43"
(1,687.32mm)
63.77"
(1,619.76mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
84.17"
(2,137.92mm)
84.06"
(2,135.12mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
131.29"
(3,334.77mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
174.52"
(4,432.81mm)
168.02"
(4,267.71mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
218.00"
(5,537.20mm)
210.06"
(5,335.52mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/