Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, January 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1899
1-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1978
Dec 1898–Jan 1899
2-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1978
Nov 1898–Jan 1899
3-Month
9.85"
(250.19mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1897 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1978
Ties: 1927
Oct 1898–Jan 1899
4-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Sep 1898–Jan 1899
5-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
49th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1898–Jan 1899
6-Month
23.45"
(595.63mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1898–Jan 1899
7-Month
26.73"
(678.94mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1898–Jan 1899
8-Month
29.78"
(756.41mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
50th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1898–Jan 1899
9-Month
34.60"
(878.84mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
34th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1898–Jan 1899
10-Month
37.44"
(950.98mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1898–Jan 1899
11-Month
42.02"
(1,067.31mm)
39.33"
(998.98mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 1898–Jan 1899
12-Month
44.09"
(1,119.89mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Aug 1897–Jan 1899
18-Month
64.30"
(1,633.22mm)
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Feb 1897–Jan 1899
24-Month
88.34"
(2,243.84mm)
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1898 1967
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 1896–Jan 1899
36-Month
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1967
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Feb 1895–Jan 1899
48-Month
159.29"
(4,045.97mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
-8.62"
(-218.94mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1967
105th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/