Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, January 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1938
1-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Dec 1937–Jan 1938
2-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1933 1981
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Nov 1937–Jan 1938
3-Month
7.61"
(193.29mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Oct 1937–Jan 1938
4-Month
13.56"
(344.42mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Sep 1937–Jan 1938
5-Month
15.57"
(395.48mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1937–Jan 1938
6-Month
21.12"
(536.45mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1937–Jan 1938
7-Month
25.37"
(644.40mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1933 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1972
Jun 1937–Jan 1938
8-Month
30.17"
(766.32mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
May 1937–Jan 1938
9-Month
33.64"
(854.46mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2019
Apr 1937–Jan 1938
10-Month
39.25"
(996.95mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Mar 1937–Jan 1938
11-Month
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
39.33"
(998.98mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Feb 1937–Jan 1938
12-Month
43.61"
(1,107.69mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
1.67"
(42.41mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1936–Jan 1938
18-Month
67.93"
(1,725.42mm)
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2005
Feb 1936–Jan 1938
24-Month
89.33"
(2,268.98mm)
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Feb 1935–Jan 1938
36-Month
130.76"
(3,321.30mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
4.87"
(123.69mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2005
Feb 1934–Jan 1938
48-Month
169.84"
(4,313.94mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
1.93"
(49.03mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1967
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2007
Feb 1933–Jan 1938
60-Month
215.74"
(5,479.80mm)
209.81"
(5,329.17mm)
5.93"
(150.63mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/