Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1952 1951
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1907
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1952 1899
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1991
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
21.62"
(549.15mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1952 2007
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1991
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
29.49"
(749.05mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
8.49"
(215.65mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1952 2007
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1991
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
33.99"
(863.35mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
7.71"
(195.84mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1952 2007
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
39.16"
(994.66mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1952 1963
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
42.96"
(1,091.18mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
6.89"
(175.00mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1952 1904
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
43.19"
(1,097.03mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1952 1904
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1952 1904
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
48.23"
(1,225.04mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1952 1904
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Ties: 2005
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
51.16"
(1,299.46mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1983
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
52.29"
(1,328.17mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1952 1904
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1983
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
81.99"
(2,082.55mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
-5.57"
(-141.47mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1980
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
101.76"
(2,584.70mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
-9.50"
(-241.30mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1943 1926
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1991
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
157.68"
(4,005.07mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
-9.28"
(-235.71mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
217.98"
(5,536.69mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
-4.51"
(-114.56mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1976
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
287.03"
(7,290.56mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1946 1957
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/