Climate at a Glance

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1955 1917
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Ties: 1929
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1955 1950
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1940
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
-1.97"
(-50.03mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1955 1950
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
9.09"
(230.89mm)
-4.36"
(-110.75mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1903
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-5.61"
(-142.49mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
6.85"
(173.99mm)
13.74"
(349.00mm)
-6.89"
(-175.01mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
8.02"
(203.71mm)
16.60"
(421.64mm)
-8.58"
(-217.93mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1919
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
19.97"
(507.24mm)
-9.44"
(-239.78mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1919
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
11.84"
(300.74mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
-10.49"
(-266.44mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
23.99"
(609.35mm)
-11.72"
(-297.69mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
13.82"
(351.03mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
-11.77"
(-298.96mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1917 2011
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
14.98"
(380.49mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-12.10"
(-307.34mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
25.53"
(648.46mm)
40.86"
(1,037.84mm)
-15.33"
(-389.38mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
37.09"
(942.09mm)
54.23"
(1,377.44mm)
-17.14"
(-435.35mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
55.04"
(1,398.02mm)
81.41"
(2,067.81mm)
-26.37"
(-669.79mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
77.89"
(1,978.41mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
-30.67"
(-779.01mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
99.50"
(2,527.30mm)
135.60"
(3,444.24mm)
-36.10"
(-916.94mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/