Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1952
1-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1987
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1957
Ties: 1954
Mar–Apr 1952
2-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1951 1910
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1973
Feb–Apr 1952
3-Month
7.33"
(186.18mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Ties: 1994
Jan–Apr 1952
4-Month
9.77"
(248.16mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Dec 1951–Apr 1952
5-Month
12.89"
(327.41mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Nov 1951–Apr 1952
6-Month
15.32"
(389.13mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Oct 1951–Apr 1952
7-Month
17.62"
(447.55mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Ties: 1982
Sep 1951–Apr 1952
8-Month
20.19"
(512.83mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1951 1918
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Aug 1951–Apr 1952
9-Month
22.80"
(579.12mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1918
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jul 1951–Apr 1952
10-Month
25.65"
(651.51mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jun 1951–Apr 1952
11-Month
29.09"
(738.89mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
May 1951–Apr 1952
12-Month
31.46"
(799.08mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Nov 1950–Apr 1952
18-Month
45.05"
(1,144.27mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Ties: 1929
May 1950–Apr 1952
24-Month
61.73"
(1,567.94mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1951 1955
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
May 1949–Apr 1952
36-Month
92.07"
(2,338.58mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1951 1955
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
May 1948–Apr 1952
48-Month
122.82"
(3,119.63mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1951 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
May 1947–Apr 1952
60-Month
153.49"
(3,898.65mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
3.86"
(98.05mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/