Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1953
1-Month
3.80"
(96.52mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1987
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1957
Mar–Apr 1953
2-Month
6.89"
(175.01mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1973
Feb–Apr 1953
3-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1973
Jan–Apr 1953
4-Month
10.63"
(270.00mm)
10.36"
(263.14mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1973
Dec 1952–Apr 1953
5-Month
13.15"
(334.01mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1952 1963
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1973
Nov 1952–Apr 1953
6-Month
16.65"
(422.91mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1971
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1973
Oct 1952–Apr 1953
7-Month
16.77"
(425.96mm)
17.99"
(456.95mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2016
Sep 1952–Apr 1953
8-Month
18.37"
(466.60mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1918
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–Apr 1953
9-Month
20.13"
(511.30mm)
24.13"
(612.90mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jul 1952–Apr 1953
10-Month
22.77"
(578.36mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
-4.56"
(-115.82mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1952–Apr 1953
11-Month
23.83"
(605.28mm)
30.85"
(783.59mm)
-7.02"
(-178.31mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1952–Apr 1953
12-Month
27.56"
(700.02mm)
34.91"
(886.71mm)
-7.35"
(-186.69mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2016
Nov 1951–Apr 1953
18-Month
41.54"
(1,055.12mm)
50.26"
(1,276.60mm)
-8.72"
(-221.48mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2016
May 1951–Apr 1953
24-Month
61.44"
(1,560.58mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-8.45"
(-214.63mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
May 1950–Apr 1953
36-Month
95.61"
(2,428.49mm)
104.85"
(2,663.19mm)
-9.24"
(-234.70mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 1955
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
May 1949–Apr 1953
48-Month
132.32"
(3,360.93mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-7.39"
(-187.70mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 1935
May 1948–Apr 1953
60-Month
168.88"
(4,289.55mm)
174.46"
(4,431.28mm)
-5.58"
(-141.73mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/