Climate at a Glance

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
0.18"
(4.57mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1950 1917
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1965
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
0.20"
(5.08mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1950 1917
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1965
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
0.71"
(18.03mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1950 1999
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1978
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1940
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
1.80"
(45.72mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1950
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1940, 1983
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1973
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
8.31"
(211.07mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
8.64"
(219.46mm)
-4.59"
(-116.59mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
10.33"
(262.38mm)
-5.88"
(-149.35mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
5.03"
(127.76mm)
11.48"
(291.59mm)
-6.45"
(-163.83mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1905
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
12.62"
(320.55mm)
-6.58"
(-167.13mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1905
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
13.79"
(350.27mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
-6.82"
(-173.22mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
17.32"
(439.93mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-7.89"
(-200.40mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1904 1900
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1906
Ties: 1901
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
29.04"
(737.62mm)
37.78"
(959.61mm)
-8.74"
(-221.99mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1904 1901
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1907
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
37.20"
(944.88mm)
50.30"
(1,277.62mm)
-13.10"
(-332.74mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1904 1902
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1908
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
51.47"
(1,307.34mm)
62.82"
(1,595.63mm)
-11.35"
(-288.29mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1950 1903
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1909

Citing This Page

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