Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, April 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1938
1-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1935 1946
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Mar–Apr 1938
2-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1915
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Feb–Apr 1938
3-Month
9.06"
(230.12mm)
9.73"
(247.14mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Ties: 1921
Jan–Apr 1938
4-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Ties: 2010
Dec 1937–Apr 1938
5-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Ties: 1922, 2002
Nov 1937–Apr 1938
6-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1952
Oct 1937–Apr 1938
7-Month
22.62"
(574.55mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1935 1925
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Sep 1937–Apr 1938
8-Month
24.63"
(625.60mm)
25.83"
(656.08mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1937–Apr 1938
9-Month
30.18"
(766.57mm)
29.69"
(754.13mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1937–Apr 1938
10-Month
34.43"
(874.52mm)
33.89"
(860.81mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1937–Apr 1938
11-Month
39.23"
(996.44mm)
38.05"
(966.47mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
May 1937–Apr 1938
12-Month
42.70"
(1,084.58mm)
41.95"
(1,065.53mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Nov 1936–Apr 1938
18-Month
65.79"
(1,671.07mm)
61.03"
(1,550.16mm)
4.76"
(120.91mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
May 1936–Apr 1938
24-Month
85.86"
(2,180.84mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
May 1935–Apr 1938
36-Month
131.79"
(3,347.47mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
5.86"
(148.85mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2005
May 1934–Apr 1938
48-Month
171.65"
(4,359.91mm)
167.93"
(4,265.42mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2007
May 1933–Apr 1938
60-Month
212.91"
(5,407.91mm)
209.83"
(5,329.68mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/