Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
4.30"
(109.22mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1955
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1985
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
16.35"
(415.29mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
21.62"
(549.15mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1931
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
23.29"
(591.57mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
25.89"
(657.61mm)
3.92"
(99.56mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1939 1995
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2018
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
31.20"
(792.48mm)
28.94"
(735.08mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1939 1963
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
33.56"
(852.42mm)
32.03"
(813.56mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1942
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
34.58"
(878.33mm)
35.24"
(895.10mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
38.51"
(978.15mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
61.06"
(1,550.92mm)
65.21"
(1,656.33mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
80.99"
(2,057.15mm)
83.89"
(2,130.81mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
121.85"
(3,094.99mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
169.12"
(4,295.65mm)
167.87"
(4,263.90mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1945
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
212.23"
(5,390.64mm)
209.80"
(5,328.92mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/