Climate at a Glance

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West 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
1.40"
(35.56mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Ties: 1945
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
2.99"
(75.95mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
0.73"
(18.55mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1952 1909
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1896
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
4.52"
(114.81mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1951 2008
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Ties: 1954
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-2.34"
(-59.43mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1947 1997
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-2.36"
(-59.95mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1951 1924
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
14.26"
(362.20mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
14.34"
(364.24mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
14.88"
(377.95mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
14.99"
(380.75mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
15.66"
(397.76mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
16.41"
(416.81mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-1.03"
(-26.17mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
34.13"
(866.90mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1952 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
39.11"
(993.39mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
4.22"
(107.18mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
56.96"
(1,446.78mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1952 2014
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
69.87"
(1,774.70mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1952 2015
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
84.61"
(2,149.09mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1933
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/