Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1955 1909
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1896
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-1.33"
(-33.79mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1955 2008
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1995
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 1997
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
10.21"
(259.33mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1955 2013
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Ties: 2011
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
17.50"
(444.50mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
19.38"
(492.25mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
19.65"
(499.11mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
20.03"
(508.76mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
20.71"
(526.03mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
4.09"
(103.88mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
21.15"
(537.21mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
30.75"
(781.05mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
34.53"
(877.06mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
49.87"
(1,266.70mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1955 2014
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
66.28"
(1,683.51mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1951 2015
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
88.98"
(2,260.09mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1955 1933
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1999

Citing This Page

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