Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

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
7.95"
(201.93mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1952 1911
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009
Ties: 1920
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
15.22"
(386.59mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1952 2012
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1957
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
22.56"
(573.02mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1927
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
25.94"
(658.88mm)
18.69"
(474.73mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1990
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
29.75"
(755.65mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1990
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
33.56"
(852.42mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1945
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
40.60"
(1,031.24mm)
31.33"
(795.78mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1973
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
41.33"
(1,049.78mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1973
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
43.37"
(1,101.60mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1973
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
46.56"
(1,182.62mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
45.55"
(1,156.97mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
49.56"
(1,258.82mm)
49.63"
(1,260.60mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 1923
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
76.92"
(1,953.77mm)
76.70"
(1,948.18mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1946
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
105.98"
(2,691.89mm)
99.26"
(2,521.20mm)
6.72"
(170.69mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1952 1955
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1974
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
153.51"
(3,899.15mm)
148.91"
(3,782.31mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1949 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
215.63"
(5,477.00mm)
198.53"
(5,042.66mm)
17.10"
(434.34mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1951 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1976
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
269.02"
(6,833.11mm)
247.96"
(6,298.18mm)
21.06"
(534.93mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019

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/