Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, August 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1901
1-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1930
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1955
Jul–Aug 1901
2-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1900 1930
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Aug 1901
3-Month
14.97"
(380.24mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
May–Aug 1901
4-Month
20.69"
(525.53mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Apr–Aug 1901
5-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Mar–Aug 1901
6-Month
30.37"
(771.40mm)
23.29"
(591.57mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–Aug 1901
7-Month
31.36"
(796.54mm)
25.89"
(657.61mm)
5.47"
(138.93mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1900 1995
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Aug 1901
8-Month
33.67"
(855.22mm)
28.94"
(735.08mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1900 1963
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Dec 1900–Aug 1901
9-Month
35.87"
(911.10mm)
32.03"
(813.56mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Nov 1900–Aug 1901
10-Month
40.42"
(1,026.67mm)
35.24"
(895.10mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Oct 1900–Aug 1901
11-Month
43.45"
(1,103.63mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1900 1925
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1900–Aug 1901
12-Month
45.01"
(1,143.25mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1900–Aug 1901
18-Month
64.63"
(1,641.60mm)
65.21"
(1,656.33mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Sep 1899–Aug 1901
24-Month
83.61"
(2,123.69mm)
83.89"
(2,130.81mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Sep 1898–Aug 1901
36-Month
126.01"
(3,200.65mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Sep 1897–Aug 1901
48-Month
170.03"
(4,318.76mm)
167.87"
(4,263.90mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 1896–Aug 1901
60-Month
211.63"
(5,375.40mm)
209.80"
(5,328.92mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
64th Wettest Wettest to Date 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/