Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, January 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1901
1-Month
2.31"
(58.67mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1978
Dec 1900–Jan 1901
2-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1978
Nov 1900–Jan 1901
3-Month
9.06"
(230.12mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1978
Oct 1900–Jan 1901
4-Month
12.09"
(307.09mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1900 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1978
Sep 1900–Jan 1901
5-Month
13.65"
(346.71mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Aug 1900–Jan 1901
6-Month
17.06"
(433.32mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jul 1900–Jan 1901
7-Month
21.80"
(553.72mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jun 1900–Jan 1901
8-Month
25.43"
(645.92mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
May 1900–Jan 1901
9-Month
28.15"
(715.01mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Apr 1900–Jan 1901
10-Month
29.68"
(753.87mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Mar 1900–Jan 1901
11-Month
33.27"
(845.06mm)
39.33"
(998.98mm)
-6.06"
(-153.92mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Feb 1900–Jan 1901
12-Month
37.35"
(948.69mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
-4.59"
(-116.59mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Aug 1899–Jan 1901
18-Month
55.86"
(1,418.84mm)
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
-6.01"
(-152.66mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2005
Feb 1899–Jan 1901
24-Month
77.60"
(1,971.04mm)
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
-6.30"
(-160.02mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1897 1967
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Feb 1898–Jan 1901
36-Month
121.69"
(3,090.93mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1967
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2005
Feb 1897–Jan 1901
48-Month
165.94"
(4,214.88mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
-1.97"
(-50.03mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1899 1967
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2007
Feb 1896–Jan 1901
60-Month
206.49"
(5,244.85mm)
209.81"
(5,329.17mm)
-3.32"
(-84.32mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1900 1967
84th 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 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/