Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
4.66"
(118.36mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1952 1998
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2015
Ties: 1923
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
8.46"
(214.88mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1998
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
13.91"
(353.31mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
1.72"
(43.68mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1952 1963
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2015
Ties: 1969
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
17.81"
(452.37mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1952 1963
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2015
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
21.31"
(541.27mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
1.97"
(50.03mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1952 1971
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
21.43"
(544.32mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
23.03"
(584.96mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1951 1918
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
24.79"
(629.67mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
-3.96"
(-100.59mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
28.49"
(723.65mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-6.41"
(-162.81mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
44.41"
(1,128.01mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
-7.46"
(-189.49mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2016
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
62.54"
(1,588.52mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-7.35"
(-186.69mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
95.49"
(2,425.45mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
-9.34"
(-237.23mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
132.75"
(3,371.85mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-6.96"
(-176.78mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
-4.31"
(-109.47mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/