Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1952
1-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1951 1910
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1973
Feb–Mar 1952
2-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1951 1910
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Jan–Mar 1952
3-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1951 1910
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Dec 1951–Mar 1952
4-Month
10.49"
(266.45mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983, 1998
Nov 1951–Mar 1952
5-Month
12.92"
(328.17mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Oct 1951–Mar 1952
6-Month
15.22"
(386.59mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1951 1918
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Sep 1951–Mar 1952
7-Month
17.79"
(451.87mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1951 1918
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Aug 1951–Mar 1952
8-Month
20.40"
(518.16mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1918
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Ties: 1995
Jul 1951–Mar 1952
9-Month
23.25"
(590.55mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1951 1918
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1951–Mar 1952
10-Month
26.69"
(677.93mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1951 1918
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1951–Mar 1952
11-Month
29.06"
(738.12mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1951 1918
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Apr 1951–Mar 1952
12-Month
31.41"
(797.81mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Oct 1950–Mar 1952
18-Month
44.55"
(1,131.57mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1951 1918
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1974
Ties: 1904
Apr 1950–Mar 1952
24-Month
61.41"
(1,559.81mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1951 1955
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Ties: 1922, 1986
Apr 1949–Mar 1952
36-Month
91.76"
(2,330.70mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1951 1955
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Apr 1948–Mar 1952
48-Month
122.96"
(3,123.18mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Apr 1947–Mar 1952
60-Month
154.10"
(3,914.14mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019

Citing This Page

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