Climate at a Glance

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1952 2000
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2000
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-4.22"
(-107.18mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2011
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
10.88"
(276.35mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 2011
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
7.11"
(180.59mm)
13.24"
(336.30mm)
-6.13"
(-155.71mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1896 2011
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
7.54"
(191.52mm)
14.90"
(378.46mm)
-7.36"
(-186.94mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2011
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
16.50"
(419.10mm)
-7.41"
(-188.21mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2011
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
10.25"
(260.35mm)
17.98"
(456.69mm)
-7.73"
(-196.34mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2011
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
10.91"
(277.11mm)
19.75"
(501.65mm)
-8.84"
(-224.54mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2011
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
21.57"
(547.88mm)
-10.02"
(-254.51mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2011
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
24.09"
(611.89mm)
-11.25"
(-285.75mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2011
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
27.06"
(687.32mm)
-11.24"
(-285.49mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1918 2011
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
29.11"
(739.39mm)
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
-12.93"
(-328.43mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
37.94"
(963.68mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
-16.32"
(-414.52mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
57.81"
(1,468.37mm)
81.37"
(2,066.80mm)
-23.56"
(-598.43mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
108.48"
(2,755.39mm)
-28.05"
(-712.47mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
100.94"
(2,563.88mm)
135.52"
(3,442.21mm)
-34.58"
(-878.33mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/