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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1952
1-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-1.62"
(-41.14mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1952
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
2009
Sep–Oct 1952
2-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1952
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Aug–Oct 1952
3-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1952
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jul–Oct 1952
4-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1952
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Jun–Oct 1952
5-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-3.69"
(-93.73mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1952
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
May–Oct 1952
6-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1952
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Apr–Oct 1952
7-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1952
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Mar–Oct 1952
8-Month
17.30"
(439.42mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
3rd Driest
Driest since:
1956
126th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Feb–Oct 1952
9-Month
19.30"
(490.22mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
3rd Driest
Driest since:
1934
126th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan–Oct 1952
10-Month
21.74"
(552.20mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-3.62"
(-91.94mm)
6th Driest
Driest since:
1934
123rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1951–Oct 1952
11-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
8th Driest
Driest since:
1931
120th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1951–Oct 1952
12-Month
27.29"
(693.17mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-2.64"
(-67.05mm)
19th Driest
Driest since:
1934
109th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 1951–Oct 1952
18-Month
43.43"
(1,103.12mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
22nd Driest
Driest since:
1931
106th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1950–Oct 1952
24-Month
57.02"
(1,448.31mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
26th Driest
Driest since:
1931
101st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1949–Oct 1952
36-Month
87.27"
(2,216.66mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
31st Driest
Driest since:
1956
95th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1948–Oct 1952
48-Month
120.14"
(3,051.56mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
60th Driest
Driest since:
1956
65th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1947–Oct 1952
60-Month
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
60th Driest
Driest since:
1934
64th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019

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