Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1953
1-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1917, 1976
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1965
Ties: 1985, 1995
Nov–Dec 1953
2-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1950 1903
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1978
Oct–Dec 1953
3-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1952 1917
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1972
Sep–Dec 1953
4-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1917 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Aug–Dec 1953
5-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Jul–Dec 1953
6-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Jun–Dec 1953
7-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
May–Dec 1953
8-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Apr–Dec 1953
9-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-2.47"
(-62.73mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Mar–Dec 1953
10-Month
9.91"
(251.71mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Feb–Dec 1953
11-Month
10.54"
(267.72mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Jan–Dec 1953
12-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-3.47"
(-88.14mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Jul 1952–Dec 1953
18-Month
17.66"
(448.56mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-5.17"
(-131.32mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Ties: 1950
Jan 1952–Dec 1953
24-Month
24.62"
(625.35mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Jan 1951–Dec 1953
36-Month
38.95"
(989.33mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
-4.64"
(-117.86mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1907
Jan 1950–Dec 1953
48-Month
49.32"
(1,252.73mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
-8.76"
(-222.50mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1904 1956
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1986
Jan 1949–Dec 1953
60-Month
64.85"
(1,647.19mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
-7.70"
(-195.58mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1904 1956
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/