Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, January 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1897
1-Month
2.05"
(52.07mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1896 1981
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1978
Dec 1896–Jan 1897
2-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1981
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1978
Ties: 1944
Nov 1896–Jan 1897
3-Month
6.53"
(165.86mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1978
Oct 1896–Jan 1897
4-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
110th Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Sep 1896–Jan 1897
5-Month
14.33"
(363.98mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
94th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1896–Jan 1897
6-Month
16.46"
(418.08mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
109th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1896–Jan 1897
7-Month
22.98"
(583.69mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
81st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1896–Jan 1897
8-Month
27.37"
(695.20mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
81st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1896–Jan 1897
9-Month
30.38"
(771.65mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1896–Jan 1897
10-Month
32.06"
(814.32mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
104th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1896–Jan 1897
11-Month
36.24"
(920.50mm)
39.33"
(998.98mm)
-3.09"
(-78.48mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
97th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 1896–Jan 1897
12-Month
40.55"
(1,029.97mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
85th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1895–Jan 1897
18-Month
54.68"
(1,388.87mm)
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
-7.19"
(-182.63mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1931
109th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Feb 1895–Jan 1897
24-Month
70.95"
(1,802.13mm)
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
-12.95"
(-328.93mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1967
118th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/