Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Connecticut

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1935 1981
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1949 1907
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
9.55"
(242.57mm)
11.84"
(300.74mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1953 1999
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1897
Ties: 1910, 1930
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
11.91"
(302.51mm)
15.76"
(400.30mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1949 1964
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1989
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
15.75"
(400.05mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-4.14"
(-105.16mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1901
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
20.89"
(530.61mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-3.19"
(-81.02mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1949 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1901
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
25.01"
(635.25mm)
27.35"
(694.69mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1949 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1901
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
28.22"
(716.79mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
28.99"
(736.35mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-6.08"
(-154.43mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
34.51"
(876.55mm)
39.21"
(995.93mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
46.73"
(1,186.94mm)
42.91"
(1,089.91mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
50.51"
(1,282.95mm)
46.89"
(1,191.01mm)
3.62"
(91.94mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
81.60"
(2,072.64mm)
70.88"
(1,800.35mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
108.08"
(2,745.23mm)
93.66"
(2,378.96mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2007
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
152.08"
(3,862.83mm)
140.53"
(3,569.46mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1903
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
203.71"
(5,174.23mm)
187.44"
(4,760.98mm)
16.27"
(413.25mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009
Ties: 1938
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
261.32"
(6,637.53mm)
234.34"
(5,952.24mm)
26.98"
(685.29mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2010

Citing This Page

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