Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

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
0.45"
(11.43mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1976
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
0.53"
(13.46mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1976
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
1.40"
(35.56mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1932 1999
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1932 1999
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Ties: 1962
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
1.69"
(42.93mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1999
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1929 1999
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Ties: 1928
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
5.07"
(128.78mm)
-2.36"
(-59.95mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1954 1929
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Ties: 1902
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
5.24"
(133.10mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-1.72"
(-43.68mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1954 1928
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
5.38"
(136.65mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1953 1959
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
5.87"
(149.10mm)
9.14"
(232.16mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1953 1933
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1953 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
13.32"
(338.33mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1955 1929
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
20.59"
(522.99mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1954 1929
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
25.71"
(653.03mm)
30.90"
(784.86mm)
-5.19"
(-131.83mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1955 1929
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
32.07"
(814.58mm)
41.13"
(1,044.70mm)
-9.06"
(-230.12mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1929 1929
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
43.56"
(1,106.42mm)
51.39"
(1,305.31mm)
-7.83"
(-198.89mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1951 1962
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/