Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, January 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1921
1-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1919 1981
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1978
Ties: 1993
Dec 1920–Jan 1921
2-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1920 1981
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1978
Nov 1920–Jan 1921
3-Month
9.51"
(241.55mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1920 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1978
Oct 1920–Jan 1921
4-Month
11.21"
(284.73mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1978
Sep 1920–Jan 1921
5-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Aug 1920–Jan 1921
6-Month
19.77"
(502.16mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jul 1920–Jan 1921
7-Month
24.37"
(619.00mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jun 1920–Jan 1921
8-Month
29.41"
(747.01mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
May 1920–Jan 1921
9-Month
31.51"
(800.35mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Apr 1920–Jan 1921
10-Month
35.96"
(913.38mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Mar 1920–Jan 1921
11-Month
38.81"
(985.77mm)
39.33"
(998.98mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Feb 1920–Jan 1921
12-Month
41.34"
(1,050.04mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Aug 1919–Jan 1921
18-Month
62.78"
(1,594.61mm)
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2005
Feb 1919–Jan 1921
24-Month
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1920 1967
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Feb 1918–Jan 1921
36-Month
126.72"
(3,218.69mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1920 1967
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2005
Feb 1917–Jan 1921
48-Month
167.42"
(4,252.47mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1919 1967
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2007
Feb 1916–Jan 1921
60-Month
210.37"
(5,343.40mm)
209.81"
(5,329.17mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1920 1967
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/