Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1969
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1972
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1955 2001
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2009
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
15.14"
(384.56mm)
12.94"
(328.68mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
18.22"
(462.79mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
24.92"
(632.97mm)
21.51"
(546.35mm)
3.41"
(86.62mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
28.53"
(724.66mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
31.43"
(798.32mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
34.07"
(865.38mm)
32.57"
(827.28mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
38.18"
(969.77mm)
36.35"
(923.29mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
41.96"
(1,065.78mm)
39.24"
(996.70mm)
2.72"
(69.08mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
44.40"
(1,127.76mm)
42.59"
(1,081.79mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
67.52"
(1,715.01mm)
64.07"
(1,627.38mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
86.33"
(2,192.78mm)
85.13"
(2,162.30mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2004
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
121.51"
(3,086.35mm)
127.64"
(3,242.06mm)
-6.13"
(-155.71mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
164.67"
(4,182.62mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
215.16"
(5,465.06mm)
212.69"
(5,402.33mm)
2.47"
(62.73mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/