Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
3.83"
(97.28mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1964
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1989
Ties: 1949
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1936 1926
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1935 1926
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
12.89"
(327.41mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
15.45"
(392.43mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Ties: 1946
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
17.97"
(456.44mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Ties: 1968
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
20.50"
(520.70mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1935 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1952
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
26.45"
(671.83mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1935 1925
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
28.46"
(722.88mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
34.01"
(863.85mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
38.26"
(971.80mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
66.96"
(1,700.78mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
87.52"
(2,223.01mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
132.52"
(3,366.01mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
173.29"
(4,401.57mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
210.88"
(5,356.35mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/