Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1952
1-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1951 1929
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1977
Ties: 1961
Jul–Aug 1952
2-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1915
Jun–Aug 1952
3-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1928
May–Aug 1952
4-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1915
Apr–Aug 1952
5-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Mar–Aug 1952
6-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1905
Feb–Aug 1952
7-Month
17.23"
(437.64mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan–Aug 1952
8-Month
19.67"
(499.62mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Dec 1951–Aug 1952
9-Month
22.79"
(578.87mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Nov 1951–Aug 1952
10-Month
25.22"
(640.59mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 1909
Oct 1951–Aug 1952
11-Month
27.52"
(699.01mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Sep 1951–Aug 1952
12-Month
30.09"
(764.29mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Mar 1951–Aug 1952
18-Month
46.31"
(1,176.27mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Sep 1950–Aug 1952
24-Month
59.54"
(1,512.32mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1918
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2020
Sep 1949–Aug 1952
36-Month
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Sep 1948–Aug 1952
48-Month
121.42"
(3,084.07mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Sep 1947–Aug 1952
60-Month
151.99"
(3,860.55mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/