Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1941 1964
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1989
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1941 1926
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1941 1926
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
15.25"
(387.35mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
17.04"
(432.82mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
0.33"
(8.39mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
20.06"
(509.52mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
22.59"
(573.79mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1952
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1941 1925
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
26.81"
(680.97mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
31.10"
(789.94mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
36.13"
(917.70mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 2009
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
41.11"
(1,044.19mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
54.03"
(1,372.36mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
-7.73"
(-196.34mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
75.55"
(1,918.97mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
-8.36"
(-212.34mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
115.87"
(2,943.10mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
-10.06"
(-255.52mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1933 1965
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2020
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
157.02"
(3,988.31mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
-10.90"
(-276.86mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1934 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2020
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
200.08"
(5,082.03mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
-9.76"
(-247.91mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1935 1967
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/