Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1916
1-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1912 1964
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1989
Apr–May 1916
2-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1915 1926
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2011
Ties: 1921
Mar–May 1916
3-Month
11.61"
(294.89mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1915 1926
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2011
Feb–May 1916
4-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2011
Jan–May 1916
5-Month
17.10"
(434.34mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2011
Ties: 1897
Dec 1915–May 1916
6-Month
21.26"
(540.00mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2011
Nov 1915–May 1916
7-Month
23.49"
(596.65mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1952
Ties: 1997
Oct 1915–May 1916
8-Month
26.29"
(667.77mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1915 1925
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2011
Ties: 1907
Sep 1915–May 1916
9-Month
28.87"
(733.30mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Aug 1915–May 1916
10-Month
35.22"
(894.59mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jul 1915–May 1916
11-Month
40.60"
(1,031.24mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1915–May 1916
12-Month
44.94"
(1,141.48mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Dec 1914–May 1916
18-Month
65.78"
(1,670.81mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1914–May 1916
24-Month
82.62"
(2,098.55mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Jun 1913–May 1916
36-Month
123.41"
(3,134.61mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1912 1965
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2020
Jun 1912–May 1916
48-Month
170.63"
(4,334.00mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1913 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2020
Jun 1911–May 1916
60-Month
218.55"
(5,551.17mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1915 1967
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2020
Ties: 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/