Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, October 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1897
1-Month
1.20"
(30.48mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1963
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1976
Sep–Oct 1897
2-Month
3.54"
(89.92mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1895 1963
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Ties: 1895
Aug–Oct 1897
3-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Jul–Oct 1897
4-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Jun–Oct 1897
5-Month
15.76"
(400.30mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
May–Oct 1897
6-Month
20.61"
(523.49mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Apr–Oct 1897
7-Month
23.96"
(608.58mm)
26.55"
(674.37mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1895 1963
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Mar–Oct 1897
8-Month
27.50"
(698.50mm)
30.04"
(763.02mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Feb–Oct 1897
9-Month
30.81"
(782.57mm)
32.64"
(829.06mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1963
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Jan–Oct 1897
10-Month
32.86"
(834.64mm)
35.69"
(906.53mm)
-2.83"
(-71.89mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1895 1963
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Dec 1896–Oct 1897
11-Month
34.01"
(863.85mm)
38.79"
(985.27mm)
-4.78"
(-121.42mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1963
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Nov 1896–Oct 1897
12-Month
37.34"
(948.44mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-4.66"
(-118.36mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1963
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
May 1896–Oct 1897
18-Month
61.19"
(1,554.23mm)
64.86"
(1,647.44mm)
-3.67"
(-93.21mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1896 1963
97th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1895–Oct 1897
24-Month
78.81"
(2,001.77mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
-5.13"
(-130.31mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1964
102nd 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 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/