Climate at a Glance

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Northwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
4.18"
(106.17mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1954 1976
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1964
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
5.55"
(140.97mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1943 1976
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1996
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
10.59"
(268.99mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1954 1976
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1996
Ties: 1904
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
12.93"
(328.42mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1976
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1996
Ties: 2020
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
12.55"
(318.77mm)
13.73"
(348.74mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1996
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
13.21"
(335.53mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1996
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
15.13"
(384.30mm)
16.18"
(410.97mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1954 1976
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1996
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
17.65"
(448.31mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1935
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1996
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
20.67"
(525.02mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1954 1976
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1996
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
23.93"
(607.82mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1976
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1996
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
25.75"
(654.05mm)
27.54"
(699.52mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1954 1935
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1996
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
32.67"
(829.82mm)
32.07"
(814.58mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1929
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1996
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
54.15"
(1,375.41mm)
46.58"
(1,183.13mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1955 1929
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1996
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
69.23"
(1,758.44mm)
64.19"
(1,630.43mm)
5.04"
(128.01mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1996
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
100.42"
(2,550.67mm)
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1997
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
138.37"
(3,514.60mm)
128.33"
(3,259.58mm)
10.04"
(255.02mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
162.56"
(4,129.02mm)
160.34"
(4,072.64mm)
2.22"
(56.38mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1932
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1999
Ties: 2015

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/