Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, July 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1953
1-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1952 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1950, 1958
Ties: 1925, 1935, 1995
Jun–Jul 1953
2-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1952 1930
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1928
May–Jul 1953
3-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1952 1988
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1971, 2011
Apr–Jul 1953
4-Month
11.41"
(289.81mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2015
Ties: 1896
Mar–Jul 1953
5-Month
14.02"
(356.11mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1973
Ties: 1967
Feb–Jul 1953
6-Month
16.08"
(408.43mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jan–Jul 1953
7-Month
18.72"
(475.49mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Dec 1952–Jul 1953
8-Month
21.17"
(537.72mm)
20.43"
(518.92mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Nov 1952–Jul 1953
9-Month
23.32"
(592.33mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Oct 1952–Jul 1953
10-Month
23.86"
(606.04mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1952–Jul 1953
11-Month
25.39"
(644.91mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–Jul 1953
12-Month
28.01"
(711.45mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Feb 1952–Jul 1953
18-Month
42.62"
(1,082.55mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1951–Jul 1953
24-Month
58.09"
(1,475.49mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 1914
Aug 1950–Jul 1953
36-Month
87.48"
(2,221.99mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1949–Jul 1953
48-Month
118.10"
(2,999.74mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1948–Jul 1953
60-Month
149.05"
(3,785.87mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/