Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, October 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1938
1-Month
1.74"
(44.20mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1934 1963
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1976
Sep–Oct 1938
2-Month
6.60"
(167.64mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1936 1963
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Aug–Oct 1938
3-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1931 1930
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Jul–Oct 1938
4-Month
14.04"
(356.62mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1932 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Jun–Oct 1938
5-Month
19.00"
(482.60mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
May–Oct 1938
6-Month
22.83"
(579.88mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Apr–Oct 1938
7-Month
25.77"
(654.56mm)
26.55"
(674.37mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1936 1963
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Mar–Oct 1938
8-Month
29.00"
(736.60mm)
30.04"
(763.02mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Feb–Oct 1938
9-Month
31.89"
(810.01mm)
32.64"
(829.06mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1935 1963
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Jan–Oct 1938
10-Month
34.45"
(875.03mm)
35.69"
(906.53mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1963
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Dec 1937–Oct 1938
11-Month
36.97"
(939.04mm)
38.79"
(985.27mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1935 1963
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Nov 1937–Oct 1938
12-Month
39.50"
(1,003.30mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1963
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
May 1937–Oct 1938
18-Month
65.53"
(1,664.46mm)
64.86"
(1,647.44mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1935 1963
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Nov 1936–Oct 1938
24-Month
88.62"
(2,250.95mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1936 1964
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Nov 1935–Oct 1938
36-Month
131.85"
(3,348.99mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1936 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Nov 1934–Oct 1938
48-Month
171.89"
(4,366.01mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
3.98"
(101.10mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Nov 1933–Oct 1938
60-Month
208.92"
(5,306.57mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/