Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
4.82"
(122.43mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1896 1964
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1989
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1896 1926
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Ties: 1970
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
12.24"
(310.90mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
1.18"
(29.98mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1897 1926
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
14.31"
(363.47mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Ties: 1975, 1979
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
18.78"
(477.01mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Ties: 1945
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
22.50"
(571.50mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
27.75"
(704.85mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1897 1934
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 1952
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
28.95"
(735.33mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
31.29"
(794.77mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
34.52"
(876.81mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
40.36"
(1,025.14mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
40th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
43.51"
(1,105.15mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1990
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1936
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
85.93"
(2,182.62mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
54th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
120.21"
(3,053.33mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
-5.72"
(-145.29mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1965
97th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/