Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
5.31"
(134.87mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1952 1903
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
9.53"
(242.06mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1952 1903
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Ties: 1947
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
15.34"
(389.64mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1915
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
17.91"
(454.91mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
4.62"
(117.34mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
22.14"
(562.36mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
26.18"
(664.97mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
6.44"
(163.57mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
29.50"
(749.30mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1951 1905
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
31.59"
(802.39mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
4.91"
(124.72mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
35.08"
(891.03mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
39.17"
(994.92mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
42.48"
(1,078.99mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
46.01"
(1,168.65mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 1983
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
70.23"
(1,783.84mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
93.54"
(2,375.92mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
9.53"
(242.07mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
139.51"
(3,543.55mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
13.49"
(342.64mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
177.05"
(4,497.07mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
218.32"
(5,545.33mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
8.31"
(211.08mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/