Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Connecticut

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
2.36"
(59.94mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1955 1903
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
6.20"
(157.48mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1955 1986
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1901
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1955 1915
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1901
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
15.46"
(392.68mm)
15.51"
(393.95mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1955 2015
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
18.67"
(474.22mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
19.44"
(493.78mm)
23.23"
(590.04mm)
-3.79"
(-96.26mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1979
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
24.96"
(633.98mm)
27.37"
(695.20mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
37.18"
(944.37mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
6.11"
(155.19mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1955 1905
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
40.96"
(1,040.38mm)
35.05"
(890.27mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
55.97"
(1,421.64mm)
39.27"
(997.46mm)
16.70"
(424.18mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1956
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
58.44"
(1,484.38mm)
43.15"
(1,096.01mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
61.53"
(1,562.86mm)
46.81"
(1,188.97mm)
14.72"
(373.89mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
82.08"
(2,084.83mm)
70.09"
(1,780.29mm)
11.99"
(304.54mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
109.56"
(2,782.82mm)
93.63"
(2,378.20mm)
15.93"
(404.62mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
151.56"
(3,849.62mm)
140.52"
(3,569.21mm)
11.04"
(280.41mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
209.47"
(5,320.54mm)
187.51"
(4,762.75mm)
21.96"
(557.79mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2007
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
261.69"
(6,646.93mm)
234.38"
(5,953.25mm)
27.31"
(693.68mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/