Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

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
4.32"
(109.73mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1990
Ties: 1908
Nov–Dec 1953
2-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1943 1917
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1948
Oct–Dec 1953
3-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
12.03"
(305.56mm)
-5.48"
(-139.19mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1990
Sep–Dec 1953
4-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
-6.91"
(-175.51mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1939 1939
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1957
Aug–Dec 1953
5-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
19.28"
(489.71mm)
-9.56"
(-242.82mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1953
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1926
Jul–Dec 1953
6-Month
14.76"
(374.90mm)
23.66"
(600.96mm)
-8.90"
(-226.06mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1939
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1972
Jun–Dec 1953
7-Month
17.54"
(445.52mm)
27.89"
(708.41mm)
-10.35"
(-262.89mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1953
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1926
May–Dec 1953
8-Month
23.69"
(601.73mm)
32.34"
(821.44mm)
-8.65"
(-219.71mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1913
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2009
Apr–Dec 1953
9-Month
29.06"
(738.12mm)
36.85"
(935.99mm)
-7.79"
(-197.87mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1952 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1979
Mar–Dec 1953
10-Month
34.92"
(886.97mm)
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
-7.38"
(-187.45mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1952 1930
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1973
Feb–Dec 1953
11-Month
40.72"
(1,034.29mm)
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
-6.03"
(-153.16mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1952 2007
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Jan–Dec 1953
12-Month
46.13"
(1,171.70mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
-5.51"
(-139.96mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Jul 1952–Dec 1953
18-Month
64.39"
(1,635.51mm)
75.36"
(1,914.14mm)
-10.97"
(-278.63mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Jan 1952–Dec 1953
24-Month
88.42"
(2,245.87mm)
103.36"
(2,625.34mm)
-14.94"
(-379.47mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Jan 1951–Dec 1953
36-Month
148.57"
(3,773.68mm)
155.12"
(3,940.05mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1944 1943
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
Jan 1950–Dec 1953
48-Month
213.25"
(5,416.55mm)
206.81"
(5,252.97mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1947 1943
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
Jan 1949–Dec 1953
60-Month
270.97"
(6,882.64mm)
258.46"
(6,564.88mm)
12.51"
(317.76mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1948 1943
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/