Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1952
1-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
1.13"
(28.71mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1903
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Apr–May 1952
2-Month
9.15"
(232.41mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1951 1903
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Mar–May 1952
3-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1951 1915
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Feb–May 1952
4-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Ties: 1961
Jan–May 1952
5-Month
19.61"
(498.09mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
3.17"
(80.51mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1979
Ties: 2000
Dec 1951–May 1952
6-Month
24.22"
(615.19mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1951–May 1952
7-Month
29.61"
(752.09mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
6.34"
(161.03mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1951 1905
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1951–May 1952
8-Month
32.52"
(826.01mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
5.84"
(148.34mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1984
Sep 1951–May 1952
9-Month
35.51"
(901.95mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Aug 1951–May 1952
10-Month
38.42"
(975.87mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jul 1951–May 1952
11-Month
43.23"
(1,098.04mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
5.06"
(128.52mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Ties: 1991
Jun 1951–May 1952
12-Month
47.53"
(1,207.26mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Dec 1950–May 1952
18-Month
69.88"
(1,774.95mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
8.12"
(206.25mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1950–May 1952
24-Month
93.50"
(2,374.90mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
9.49"
(241.05mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1949–May 1952
36-Month
131.04"
(3,328.42mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2007
Jun 1948–May 1952
48-Month
172.31"
(4,376.67mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2007
Jun 1947–May 1952
60-Month
214.21"
(5,440.93mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2008

Citing This Page

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