Climate at a Glance

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Ohio Valley Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1995
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Ties: 1903
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
11.29"
(286.77mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
14.67"
(372.62mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
18.63"
(473.20mm)
17.71"
(449.83mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
19.56"
(496.82mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 2005
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
22.07"
(560.58mm)
23.95"
(608.33mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
25.65"
(651.51mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
28.69"
(728.73mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
31.55"
(801.37mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
35.31"
(896.87mm)
37.99"
(964.95mm)
-2.68"
(-68.08mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
39.15"
(994.41mm)
42.24"
(1,072.90mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1904
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
61.39"
(1,559.31mm)
63.02"
(1,600.71mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
80.89"
(2,054.61mm)
84.48"
(2,145.79mm)
-3.59"
(-91.18mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
110.90"
(2,816.86mm)
126.72"
(3,218.69mm)
-15.82"
(-401.83mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
147.83"
(3,754.88mm)
168.95"
(4,291.33mm)
-21.12"
(-536.45mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
195.33"
(4,961.38mm)
211.18"
(5,363.97mm)
-15.85"
(-402.59mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/