Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

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
0.11"
(2.79mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1952 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1992
Ties: 1924, 1927, 1959, 1966, 2020
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
0.65"
(16.51mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1950 1991
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1926
Ties: 1916, 1927, 1968
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
1.57"
(39.88mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1950 1972
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1950 1972
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1972
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
3.37"
(85.60mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Ties: 1970
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1951 2018
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Ties: 1945
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
18.46"
(468.88mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
27.00"
(685.80mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1952 1904
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
36.10"
(916.94mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1952 1904
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1907
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
45.91"
(1,166.11mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1908
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
57.74"
(1,466.60mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
-5.02"
(-127.50mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1952 1904
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on October 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/