Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, September 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1952
1-Month
1.53"
(38.86mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1922 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1986
Aug–Sep 1952
2-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1977
Jul–Sep 1952
3-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1915
Ties: 1947
Jun–Sep 1952
4-Month
8.74"
(222.00mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
-2.07"
(-52.57mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1915
May–Sep 1952
5-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1956
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1915
Apr–Sep 1952
6-Month
13.83"
(351.28mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1915
Mar–Sep 1952
7-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1939 1956
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1973
Feb–Sep 1952
8-Month
18.76"
(476.50mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan–Sep 1952
9-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
23.20"
(589.28mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Dec 1951–Sep 1952
10-Month
24.32"
(617.73mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Nov 1951–Sep 1952
11-Month
26.75"
(679.45mm)
27.77"
(705.36mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Ties: 1994
Oct 1951–Sep 1952
12-Month
29.05"
(737.87mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Apr 1951–Sep 1952
18-Month
45.24"
(1,149.10mm)
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Oct 1950–Sep 1952
24-Month
58.38"
(1,482.85mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2020
Oct 1949–Sep 1952
36-Month
89.53"
(2,274.06mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Oct 1948–Sep 1952
48-Month
121.14"
(3,076.96mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Oct 1947–Sep 1952
60-Month
151.36"
(3,844.54mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/