Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Connecticut

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
4.38"
(111.25mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1951 1903
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
10.24"
(260.10mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1901
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
20.78"
(527.81mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
8.54"
(216.91mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1915
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
24.15"
(613.41mm)
15.51"
(393.95mm)
8.64"
(219.46mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1952 2015
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
30.69"
(779.53mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
34.65"
(880.11mm)
23.23"
(590.04mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
38.17"
(969.52mm)
27.37"
(695.20mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
39.20"
(995.68mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
8.13"
(206.50mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1951 1905
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
35.05"
(890.27mm)
7.55"
(191.77mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
50.26"
(1,276.60mm)
39.27"
(997.46mm)
10.99"
(279.14mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
53.15"
(1,350.01mm)
43.15"
(1,096.01mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
57.91"
(1,470.91mm)
46.81"
(1,188.97mm)
11.10"
(281.94mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
86.02"
(2,184.91mm)
70.09"
(1,780.29mm)
15.93"
(404.62mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
110.13"
(2,797.30mm)
93.63"
(2,378.20mm)
16.50"
(419.10mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
158.58"
(4,027.93mm)
140.52"
(3,569.21mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
194.77"
(4,947.16mm)
187.51"
(4,762.75mm)
7.26"
(184.41mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2007
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
240.71"
(6,114.03mm)
234.38"
(5,953.25mm)
6.33"
(160.78mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/