Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1949 1998
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2015
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1951 1998
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2015
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
7.03"
(178.56mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1951 2011
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2015
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
8.30"
(210.82mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1951 2011
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2015
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
8.87"
(225.30mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1951 1996
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2015
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1951 2011
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1992
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
14.26"
(362.20mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1952 1971
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
14.28"
(362.71mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1952 2011
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1941
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
16.14"
(409.96mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1951 1918
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
16.69"
(423.93mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1951 1918, 2011
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1992
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
18.82"
(478.03mm)
24.26"
(616.20mm)
-5.44"
(-138.17mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1992
Ties: 1964
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
19.93"
(506.22mm)
27.09"
(688.09mm)
-7.16"
(-181.87mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1992
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
31.18"
(791.97mm)
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
-8.23"
(-209.04mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1952 1918
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2016
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
42.32"
(1,074.93mm)
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
-11.99"
(-304.54mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2016
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
64.79"
(1,645.67mm)
81.45"
(2,068.83mm)
-16.66"
(-423.16mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2017
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
93.71"
(2,380.23mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
-14.85"
(-377.19mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1919 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
119.63"
(3,038.60mm)
135.54"
(3,442.72mm)
-15.91"
(-404.12mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1913 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/