Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, December 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1896
1-Month
1.15"
(29.21mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1955
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1990
Nov–Dec 1896
2-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1917
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1972
Ties: 1909
Oct–Dec 1896
3-Month
7.63"
(193.80mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1895 1924
98th Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Sep–Dec 1896
4-Month
12.28"
(311.91mm)
13.04"
(331.22mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1895 1908
80th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Aug–Dec 1896
5-Month
14.41"
(366.01mm)
16.91"
(429.51mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
98th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Dec 1896
6-Month
20.93"
(531.62mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
74th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Dec 1896
7-Month
25.32"
(643.13mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
70th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
May–Dec 1896
8-Month
28.33"
(719.58mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
82nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Apr–Dec 1896
9-Month
30.01"
(762.25mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
-2.83"
(-71.89mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
96th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Mar–Dec 1896
10-Month
34.19"
(868.43mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
-2.14"
(-54.35mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
93rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–Dec 1896
11-Month
38.50"
(977.90mm)
38.93"
(988.82mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
75th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Dec 1896
12-Month
39.99"
(1,015.75mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
91st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul 1895–Dec 1896
18-Month
55.71"
(1,415.03mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
-7.38"
(-187.46mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1931
112th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1895–Dec 1896
24-Month
73.08"
(1,856.23mm)
83.92"
(2,131.57mm)
-10.84"
(-275.34mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1931
119th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/