Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, August 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1953
1-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1952 1954
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2012
Jul–Aug 1953
2-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1995
Jun–Aug 1953
3-Month
11.35"
(288.29mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1952 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2017
May–Aug 1953
4-Month
19.33"
(490.98mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1952 2000
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2017
Apr–Aug 1953
5-Month
27.33"
(694.18mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1991
Mar–Aug 1953
6-Month
32.97"
(837.44mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1991
Feb–Aug 1953
7-Month
40.84"
(1,037.34mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Jan–Aug 1953
8-Month
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
39.28"
(997.71mm)
6.06"
(153.93mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1986
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Dec 1952–Aug 1953
9-Month
50.51"
(1,282.95mm)
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
5.66"
(143.76mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1952 1986
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Nov 1952–Aug 1953
10-Month
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
5.24"
(133.09mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1952 1986
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Oct 1952–Aug 1953
11-Month
54.54"
(1,385.32mm)
52.02"
(1,321.31mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1952 1918
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Sep 1952–Aug 1953
12-Month
56.77"
(1,441.96mm)
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1952 1918
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Mar 1952–Aug 1953
18-Month
77.30"
(1,963.42mm)
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
-7.32"
(-185.93mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1974
Sep 1951–Aug 1953
24-Month
102.16"
(2,594.86mm)
111.13"
(2,822.70mm)
-8.97"
(-227.84mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1918
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1974
Sep 1950–Aug 1953
36-Month
152.18"
(3,865.37mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
-14.61"
(-371.10mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
Sep 1949–Aug 1953
48-Month
212.83"
(5,405.88mm)
222.35"
(5,647.69mm)
-9.52"
(-241.81mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
Sep 1948–Aug 1953
60-Month
286.40"
(7,274.56mm)
277.73"
(7,054.34mm)
8.67"
(220.22mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/