Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, January 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1917
1-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1916 1981
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1978
Dec 1916–Jan 1917
2-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1914 1981
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1978
Nov 1916–Jan 1917
3-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1912 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1978
Oct 1916–Jan 1917
4-Month
10.84"
(275.34mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1978
Sep 1916–Jan 1917
5-Month
14.92"
(378.97mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1916 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Ties: 1950
Aug 1916–Jan 1917
6-Month
17.35"
(440.69mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1910 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jul 1916–Jan 1917
7-Month
21.51"
(546.35mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1916–Jan 1917
8-Month
28.28"
(718.31mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
May 1916–Jan 1917
9-Month
31.67"
(804.42mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Apr 1916–Jan 1917
10-Month
35.54"
(902.72mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Mar 1916–Jan 1917
11-Month
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
39.33"
(998.98mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1916 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Feb 1916–Jan 1917
12-Month
42.95"
(1,090.93mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1916 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Aug 1915–Jan 1917
18-Month
63.50"
(1,612.90mm)
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1916 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2005
Feb 1915–Jan 1917
24-Month
84.11"
(2,136.39mm)
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1916 1967
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Feb 1914–Jan 1917
36-Month
124.90"
(3,172.46mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1916 1967
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2005
Feb 1913–Jan 1917
48-Month
166.72"
(4,234.69mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1912 1967
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2007
Feb 1912–Jan 1917
60-Month
213.88"
(5,432.55mm)
209.81"
(5,329.17mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1915 1967
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 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/