Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, April 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1940
1-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1939 1946
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Mar–Apr 1940
2-Month
10.15"
(257.81mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1939 1915
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2011
Feb–Apr 1940
3-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
9.73"
(247.14mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–Apr 1940
4-Month
14.85"
(377.19mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Dec 1939–Apr 1940
5-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Nov 1939–Apr 1940
6-Month
18.23"
(463.04mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1952
Oct 1939–Apr 1940
7-Month
22.16"
(562.86mm)
22.26"
(565.40mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1935 1925
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Sep 1939–Apr 1940
8-Month
25.46"
(646.68mm)
25.83"
(656.08mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1935
Aug 1939–Apr 1940
9-Month
28.16"
(715.26mm)
29.69"
(754.13mm)
-1.53"
(-38.87mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Apr 1940
10-Month
31.50"
(800.10mm)
33.89"
(860.81mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–Apr 1940
11-Month
35.89"
(911.61mm)
38.05"
(966.47mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1939–Apr 1940
12-Month
37.49"
(952.25mm)
41.95"
(1,065.53mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Nov 1938–Apr 1940
18-Month
58.04"
(1,474.22mm)
61.03"
(1,550.16mm)
-2.99"
(-75.94mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1945
May 1938–Apr 1940
24-Month
80.87"
(2,054.10mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
-3.04"
(-77.21mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
May 1937–Apr 1940
36-Month
123.57"
(3,138.68mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1935 1967
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
May 1936–Apr 1940
48-Month
166.73"
(4,234.94mm)
167.93"
(4,265.42mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
May 1935–Apr 1940
60-Month
212.66"
(5,401.56mm)
209.83"
(5,329.68mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2022

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/