Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
0.02"
(0.51mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1944 1911, 1944, 1956
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Ties: 1911, 1944
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1949 1940
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1924
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1913
Ties: 1930
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
2.15"
(54.61mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
4.00"
(101.60mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1934 2008
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1995
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
10.95"
(278.13mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1955 2013
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
18.24"
(463.30mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
20.12"
(511.05mm)
15.92"
(404.37mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
20.39"
(517.91mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
20.77"
(527.56mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
25.18"
(639.57mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
33.96"
(862.58mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-0.93"
(-23.63mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
49.42"
(1,255.27mm)
52.31"
(1,328.67mm)
-2.89"
(-73.40mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1955 2014
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
65.49"
(1,663.45mm)
69.58"
(1,767.33mm)
-4.09"
(-103.88mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1951 2015
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
88.81"
(2,255.77mm)
86.84"
(2,205.74mm)
1.97"
(50.03mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1955 1933, 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/