Climate at a Glance

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Southeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
3.07"
(77.98mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
6.78"
(172.21mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1954 1986
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2003, 2018
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1980
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1955 2007
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1929
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
18.35"
(466.09mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1955 2007
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
19.57"
(497.08mm)
23.89"
(606.81mm)
-4.32"
(-109.73mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
21.74"
(552.20mm)
26.82"
(681.23mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
24.31"
(617.47mm)
29.99"
(761.75mm)
-5.68"
(-144.28mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1951 1898
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
28.66"
(727.96mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
-5.76"
(-146.31mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1950 1941
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
34.27"
(870.46mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1912
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
40.57"
(1,030.48mm)
45.47"
(1,154.94mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1899
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
44.57"
(1,132.08mm)
50.38"
(1,279.65mm)
-5.81"
(-147.57mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1929
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
65.93"
(1,674.62mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
-8.43"
(-214.12mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1955 2008
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1929
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
84.59"
(2,148.59mm)
100.81"
(2,560.57mm)
-16.22"
(-411.98mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1949
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
132.79"
(3,372.87mm)
151.41"
(3,845.81mm)
-18.62"
(-472.94mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1898 2001
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
180.46"
(4,583.68mm)
201.79"
(5,125.47mm)
-21.33"
(-541.79mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1949
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
231.48"
(5,879.59mm)
252.15"
(6,404.61mm)
-20.67"
(-525.02mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1989
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1950

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/