Climate at a Glance

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Mississippi

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
6.36"
(161.54mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1955 1980
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1982
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1955 1917
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1961
Ties: 1941
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
11.88"
(301.75mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1955 1917
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1982
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1955 1903
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2002
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
16.62"
(422.15mm)
20.12"
(511.05mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2002
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
20.32"
(516.13mm)
25.10"
(637.54mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2009
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
24.79"
(629.67mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1982
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
27.78"
(705.61mm)
33.93"
(861.82mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
33.10"
(840.74mm)
39.21"
(995.93mm)
-6.11"
(-155.19mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1903
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Ties: 1951
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
39.02"
(991.11mm)
45.18"
(1,147.57mm)
-6.16"
(-156.46mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
47.94"
(1,217.68mm)
50.19"
(1,274.83mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1961
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
50.63"
(1,286.00mm)
55.47"
(1,408.94mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1979
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
70.90"
(1,800.86mm)
80.59"
(2,046.99mm)
-9.69"
(-246.13mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
101.58"
(2,580.13mm)
111.15"
(2,823.21mm)
-9.57"
(-243.08mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1974
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
141.01"
(3,581.65mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
-25.78"
(-654.82mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
197.98"
(5,028.69mm)
222.40"
(5,648.96mm)
-24.42"
(-620.27mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1975
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
237.97"
(6,044.44mm)
277.84"
(7,057.14mm)
-39.87"
(-1,012.70mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/