Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

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
2.90"
(73.66mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1933
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
15.17"
(385.32mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1955 1933
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1927
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
19.24"
(488.70mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
25.63"
(651.00mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1954 2001
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
29.07"
(738.38mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1954 1933
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
32.47"
(824.74mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
36.50"
(927.10mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
40.01"
(1,016.25mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
-1.58"
(-40.14mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
45.88"
(1,165.35mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
47.67"
(1,210.82mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
76.04"
(1,931.42mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1955 2001
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1929
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
96.82"
(2,459.23mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1955 2008
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1929
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
139.21"
(3,535.93mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
-8.86"
(-225.05mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1955 1927
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
184.50"
(4,686.30mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-12.91"
(-327.91mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1954 1933
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
233.39"
(5,928.11mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
-13.34"
(-338.83mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/