Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
0.49"
(12.45mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.52"
(-13.20mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1950 1917, 1976
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1965
Ties: 1998, 2005
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
0.81"
(20.57mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1929 1903
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1978
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1950 1917
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1972
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
-2.87"
(-72.89mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
4.30"
(109.22mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
4.82"
(122.43mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-4.82"
(-122.43mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-5.19"
(-131.82mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
6.45"
(163.83mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-6.12"
(-155.45mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
-6.36"
(-161.55mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-6.08"
(-154.43mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-6.98"
(-177.29mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
20.69"
(525.53mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-8.39"
(-213.10mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
32.79"
(832.87mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
-10.80"
(-274.32mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1907
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
43.87"
(1,114.30mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
-14.21"
(-360.93mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1986
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
57.41"
(1,458.21mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
-15.14"
(-384.56mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1986

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/