Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1983
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1983
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
17.38"
(441.45mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1973
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
23.18"
(588.77mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1973
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
28.59"
(726.19mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1950
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
32.17"
(817.12mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
35.77"
(908.56mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
37.09"
(942.09mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
39.97"
(1,015.24mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
44.45"
(1,129.03mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
46.85"
(1,189.99mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
48.91"
(1,242.31mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
79.57"
(2,021.08mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1974
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
105.93"
(2,690.62mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1974
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
162.05"
(4,116.07mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1949 1942
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
227.77"
(5,785.36mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
20.91"
(531.12mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1951 1943
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
285.44"
(7,250.18mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
27.03"
(686.57mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1952 1944
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1976

Citing This Page

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