Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1943 2000
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1954 2000
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
6.03"
(153.16mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
13.67"
(347.22mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 2011
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
11.10"
(281.94mm)
16.88"
(428.75mm)
-5.78"
(-146.81mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
12.54"
(318.52mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-7.04"
(-178.81mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
21.81"
(553.97mm)
-6.08"
(-154.43mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1954 2011
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
17.27"
(438.66mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
-6.77"
(-171.96mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1954 2011
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-8.24"
(-209.30mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2011
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
19.40"
(492.76mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-9.56"
(-242.82mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2011
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
21.10"
(535.94mm)
31.66"
(804.16mm)
-10.56"
(-268.22mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1925 2011
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
24.19"
(614.43mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
-10.68"
(-271.27mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
42.82"
(1,087.63mm)
54.51"
(1,384.55mm)
-11.69"
(-296.92mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
54.83"
(1,392.68mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
-15.01"
(-381.26mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
80.21"
(2,037.33mm)
104.74"
(2,660.40mm)
-24.53"
(-623.07mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
111.40"
(2,829.56mm)
139.63"
(3,546.60mm)
-28.23"
(-717.04mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
140.55"
(3,569.97mm)
174.44"
(4,430.78mm)
-33.89"
(-860.81mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/