Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Indiana

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
5.42"
(137.67mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1943
Ties: 1938
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
9.32"
(236.73mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
11.81"
(299.97mm)
11.46"
(291.08mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1955 1895
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Ties: 2014
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
16.01"
(406.65mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
2.32"
(58.92mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1955 1895
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Ties: 1912
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
17.50"
(444.50mm)
16.43"
(417.32mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1950
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
18.08"
(459.23mm)
19.26"
(489.20mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1950
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
22.27"
(565.66mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1950
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
26.92"
(683.77mm)
25.14"
(638.56mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1950
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
31.13"
(790.70mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2002
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
33.58"
(852.93mm)
31.81"
(807.97mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
38.19"
(970.03mm)
35.62"
(904.75mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2002
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
41.45"
(1,052.83mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
60.88"
(1,546.35mm)
58.92"
(1,496.57mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1950
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
81.18"
(2,061.97mm)
79.38"
(2,016.25mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
110.13"
(2,797.30mm)
119.03"
(3,023.36mm)
-8.90"
(-226.06mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
146.18"
(3,712.97mm)
158.69"
(4,030.73mm)
-12.51"
(-317.76mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1944 1902
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
189.88"
(4,822.95mm)
198.36"
(5,038.34mm)
-8.48"
(-215.39mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

Citing This Page

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