Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1952
1-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Ties: 1942
Jan–Feb 1952
2-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Ties: 1973
Dec 1951–Feb 1952
3-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Nov 1951–Feb 1952
4-Month
9.99"
(253.75mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Oct 1951–Feb 1952
5-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 1960
Sep 1951–Feb 1952
6-Month
14.86"
(377.44mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1951–Feb 1952
7-Month
17.47"
(443.74mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1951–Feb 1952
8-Month
20.32"
(516.13mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1951–Feb 1952
9-Month
23.76"
(603.50mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1918, 1931, 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1951–Feb 1952
10-Month
26.13"
(663.70mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1918
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Apr 1951–Feb 1952
11-Month
28.48"
(723.39mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Mar 1951–Feb 1952
12-Month
31.08"
(789.43mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Sep 1950–Feb 1952
18-Month
44.31"
(1,125.47mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1951 1918
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Mar 1950–Feb 1952
24-Month
60.97"
(1,548.64mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1951 1935
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Mar 1949–Feb 1952
36-Month
91.30"
(2,319.02mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2020
Mar 1948–Feb 1952
48-Month
123.03"
(3,124.96mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Mar 1947–Feb 1952
60-Month
153.44"
(3,897.38mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
3.81"
(96.78mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/