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How long is 52.5 months?

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It's about as long as World War I.
(a.k.a. First World War, a.k.a. Great War, a.k.a. World War, a.k.a. War to End All Wars, a.k.a. WWI, a.k.a. WW1) (1914 - 1918)
World War I is considered to have begun with the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28th, 1914 and to have lasted until the signing of the armistice with Germany on November 11th, 1918, for a total of 52.5 months. However, the Treaty of Versailles which ended conflicts between the major powers was not signed until June 28th, 1919 and the last formal peace treaties were not signed until August 23rd, 1923 — 57.4 months after the armistice was signed.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The First walk around the world.
In other words, 52.5 months is 1.018 times the length of The First walk around the world, and the length of The First walk around the world is 0.9823 times that amount.
(1970 - 1974) (Dave, John, and Peter Kunst) (including time in recovery)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The Civil War (American).
In other words, the length of The Civil War (American) is 0.909 times 52.5 months.
(a.k.a. War Between the States, a.k.a. the Great Rebellion, a.k.a. the War of the Rebellion) (1861-65) (United States)
It's about three-fourths as long as World War II.
In other words, 52.5 months is 0.7281 times the length of World War II, and the length of World War II is 1.373 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Second World War, a.k.a. WWII, a.k.a. WW2) (1939 - 1945)
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as long as The Korean War.
In other words, 52.5 months is 1.416 times the length of The Korean War, and the length of The Korean War is 0.7062 times that amount.
(1951-53) (to armistice signing)
It's about seven-tenths as long as The Construction of the Chunnel.
In other words, 52.5 months is 0.6844 times the length of The Construction of the Chunnel, and the length of The Construction of the Chunnel is 1.461 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Channel Tunnel, a.k.a. Le tunnel sous la Manche) (1987 thru 1994) (Folkstone, Kent, UK to Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais, France)
It's about half as long as The Revolutionary War (American).
In other words, 52.5 months is 0.5218 times the length of The Revolutionary War (American), and the length of The Revolutionary War (American) is 1.916 times that amount.
(a.k.a. American War of Independence) (1775-83)