Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
3.17"
(80.52mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Ties: 2017
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1978
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
15.53"
(394.46mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
18.33"
(465.58mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
22.97"
(583.44mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1933 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
27.93"
(709.42mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1933 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
31.76"
(806.70mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1933 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
34.70"
(881.38mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1933 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
37.93"
(963.42mm)
39.33"
(998.98mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
40.82"
(1,036.83mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
61.94"
(1,573.28mm)
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
84.43"
(2,144.52mm)
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1936 1967
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
130.15"
(3,305.81mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
4.26"
(108.20mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
171.58"
(4,358.13mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2007
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
210.66"
(5,350.76mm)
209.81"
(5,329.17mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/