Climate at a Glance

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Arkansas

Precipitation Rankings, December 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1953
1-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1950 2005
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1982
Nov–Dec 1953
2-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
8.66"
(219.96mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1950 1981
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1982
Oct–Dec 1953
3-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
12.12"
(307.85mm)
-5.13"
(-130.30mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1950 2005
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Sep–Dec 1953
4-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
15.71"
(399.03mm)
-7.78"
(-197.61mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Aug–Dec 1953
5-Month
9.41"
(239.01mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-9.68"
(-245.88mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1953
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Jul–Dec 1953
6-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
22.80"
(579.12mm)
-8.64"
(-219.46mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1943
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Jun–Dec 1953
7-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
26.88"
(682.75mm)
-12.06"
(-306.32mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1953
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
May–Dec 1953
8-Month
22.77"
(578.36mm)
32.03"
(813.56mm)
-9.26"
(-235.20mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1901 2005
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Apr–Dec 1953
9-Month
30.04"
(763.02mm)
37.07"
(941.58mm)
-7.03"
(-178.56mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1952 2005
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2009
Ties: 1965
Mar–Dec 1953
10-Month
37.38"
(949.45mm)
41.84"
(1,062.74mm)
-4.46"
(-113.29mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1952 2005
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2009
Feb–Dec 1953
11-Month
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
45.57"
(1,157.48mm)
-4.81"
(-122.18mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1952 2005
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2009
Jan–Dec 1953
12-Month
44.57"
(1,132.08mm)
49.61"
(1,260.09mm)
-5.04"
(-128.01mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1952 1963
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2009
Jul 1952–Dec 1953
18-Month
63.89"
(1,622.81mm)
72.43"
(1,839.72mm)
-8.54"
(-216.91mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1954
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Jan 1952–Dec 1953
24-Month
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
99.23"
(2,520.44mm)
-11.67"
(-296.42mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1943 1963
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Jan 1951–Dec 1953
36-Month
140.22"
(3,561.59mm)
148.83"
(3,780.28mm)
-8.61"
(-218.69mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
Jan 1950–Dec 1953
48-Month
200.26"
(5,086.60mm)
198.50"
(5,041.90mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jan 1949–Dec 1953
60-Month
257.77"
(6,547.36mm)
248.09"
(6,301.49mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/