Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, October 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1898
1-Month
5.55"
(140.97mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1897 1963
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1976
Sep–Oct 1898
2-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1897 1963
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Aug–Oct 1898
3-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jul–Oct 1898
4-Month
16.88"
(428.75mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Oct 1898
5-Month
19.93"
(506.22mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
May–Oct 1898
6-Month
24.75"
(628.65mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Apr–Oct 1898
7-Month
27.59"
(700.79mm)
26.55"
(674.37mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1963
54th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Mar–Oct 1898
8-Month
32.17"
(817.12mm)
30.04"
(763.02mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–Oct 1898
9-Month
34.24"
(869.70mm)
32.64"
(829.06mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1897 1963
50th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–Oct 1898
10-Month
38.71"
(983.23mm)
35.69"
(906.53mm)
3.02"
(76.70mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1897 1963
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Dec 1897–Oct 1898
11-Month
42.43"
(1,077.72mm)
38.79"
(985.27mm)
3.64"
(92.45mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1897 1963
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Nov 1897–Oct 1898
12-Month
47.68"
(1,211.07mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1897 1963
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
May 1897–Oct 1898
18-Month
68.29"
(1,734.57mm)
64.86"
(1,647.44mm)
3.43"
(87.13mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1897 1963
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1906
Nov 1896–Oct 1898
24-Month
85.02"
(2,159.51mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1964
61st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1895–Oct 1898
36-Month
126.49"
(3,212.85mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
59th Driest Driest to Date 1965
64th 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/