Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, September 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1953
1-Month
0.09"
(2.29mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1953, 1956
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2013
Ties: 1956
Aug–Sep 1953
2-Month
1.81"
(45.97mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1924 2020
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2013
Jul–Sep 1953
3-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1948 2020
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2013
Jun–Sep 1953
4-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
-1.43"
(-36.33mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1944 2020
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1927
Ties: 1922
May–Sep 1953
5-Month
5.63"
(143.00mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1934 2020
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Apr–Sep 1953
6-Month
6.70"
(170.18mm)
8.36"
(212.34mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1948 2020
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Mar–Sep 1953
7-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Feb–Sep 1953
8-Month
8.30"
(210.82mm)
10.52"
(267.21mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Ties: 1950
Jan–Sep 1953
9-Month
8.84"
(224.54mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Dec 1952–Sep 1953
10-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
12.51"
(317.75mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Nov 1952–Sep 1953
11-Month
10.95"
(278.13mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Oct 1952–Sep 1953
12-Month
10.96"
(278.38mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Apr 1952–Sep 1953
18-Month
18.74"
(476.00mm)
22.92"
(582.17mm)
-4.18"
(-106.17mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Oct 1951–Sep 1953
24-Month
26.53"
(673.86mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1951 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Oct 1950–Sep 1953
36-Month
37.88"
(962.15mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
-5.69"
(-144.53mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1904 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1907
Oct 1949–Sep 1953
48-Month
49.52"
(1,257.81mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-8.53"
(-216.66mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1904 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1986
Oct 1948–Sep 1953
60-Month
65.51"
(1,663.95mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-7.02"
(-178.31mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1904 1957
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/