Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, August 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1938
1-Month
2.80"
(71.12mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1932 1930
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1955
Jul–Aug 1938
2-Month
7.44"
(188.98mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1932 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Jun–Aug 1938
3-Month
12.40"
(314.96mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
May–Aug 1938
4-Month
16.23"
(412.24mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Apr–Aug 1938
5-Month
19.17"
(486.92mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Mar–Aug 1938
6-Month
22.40"
(568.96mm)
23.29"
(591.57mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Feb–Aug 1938
7-Month
25.29"
(642.37mm)
25.89"
(657.61mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1935 1995
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Jan–Aug 1938
8-Month
27.85"
(707.39mm)
28.94"
(735.08mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1934 1963
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Dec 1937–Aug 1938
9-Month
30.37"
(771.40mm)
32.03"
(813.56mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1934 1966
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1931
Nov 1937–Aug 1938
10-Month
32.90"
(835.66mm)
35.24"
(895.10mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1934 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Oct 1937–Aug 1938
11-Month
38.85"
(986.79mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1935 1925
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1993
Sep 1937–Aug 1938
12-Month
40.86"
(1,037.84mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1934 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Mar 1937–Aug 1938
18-Month
66.48"
(1,688.59mm)
65.21"
(1,656.33mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Sep 1936–Aug 1938
24-Month
88.13"
(2,238.50mm)
83.89"
(2,130.81mm)
4.24"
(107.69mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 2017
Sep 1935–Aug 1938
36-Month
131.24"
(3,333.50mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Sep 1934–Aug 1938
48-Month
173.48"
(4,406.39mm)
167.87"
(4,263.90mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Ties: 1930
Sep 1933–Aug 1938
60-Month
209.06"
(5,310.12mm)
209.80"
(5,328.92mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/