Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, August 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1939
1-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1932 1930
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1955
Jul–Aug 1939
2-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Jun–Aug 1939
3-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
May–Aug 1939
4-Month
12.03"
(305.56mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1930 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Apr–Aug 1939
5-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Mar–Aug 1939
6-Month
19.25"
(488.95mm)
23.29"
(591.57mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1930 1966
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb–Aug 1939
7-Month
23.65"
(600.71mm)
25.89"
(657.61mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1934 1995
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Jan–Aug 1939
8-Month
26.82"
(681.23mm)
28.94"
(735.08mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1934 1963
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Dec 1938–Aug 1939
9-Month
29.40"
(746.76mm)
32.03"
(813.56mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1934 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Nov 1938–Aug 1939
10-Month
32.58"
(827.53mm)
35.24"
(895.10mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1934 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Oct 1938–Aug 1939
11-Month
34.32"
(871.73mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1934 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1938–Aug 1939
12-Month
39.18"
(995.17mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Mar 1938–Aug 1939
18-Month
61.58"
(1,564.13mm)
65.21"
(1,656.33mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1937–Aug 1939
24-Month
80.04"
(2,033.02mm)
83.89"
(2,130.81mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1936–Aug 1939
36-Month
127.31"
(3,233.67mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
1.42"
(36.06mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1935–Aug 1939
48-Month
170.42"
(4,328.67mm)
167.87"
(4,263.90mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2020
Sep 1934–Aug 1939
60-Month
212.66"
(5,401.56mm)
209.80"
(5,328.92mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2021

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/