Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, January 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1947
1-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1946 1981
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Dec 1946–Jan 1947
2-Month
6.05"
(153.67mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1946 1981
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1978
Ties: 1995
Nov 1946–Jan 1947
3-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1978
Oct 1946–Jan 1947
4-Month
11.07"
(281.18mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1978
Sep 1946–Jan 1947
5-Month
14.41"
(366.01mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-1.68"
(-42.68mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1946–Jan 1947
6-Month
18.37"
(466.60mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1946–Jan 1947
7-Month
22.31"
(566.67mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1946–Jan 1947
8-Month
28.37"
(720.60mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1956
May 1946–Jan 1947
9-Month
35.68"
(906.27mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Apr 1946–Jan 1947
10-Month
36.89"
(937.01mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Mar 1946–Jan 1947
11-Month
40.07"
(1,017.78mm)
39.33"
(998.98mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Feb 1946–Jan 1947
12-Month
42.47"
(1,078.74mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1945–Jan 1947
18-Month
65.15"
(1,654.81mm)
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2005
Feb 1945–Jan 1947
24-Month
91.11"
(2,314.19mm)
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2019
Feb 1944–Jan 1947
36-Month
132.19"
(3,357.63mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2005
Feb 1943–Jan 1947
48-Month
169.87"
(4,314.70mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2007
Ties: 2016
Feb 1942–Jan 1947
60-Month
218.94"
(5,561.08mm)
209.81"
(5,329.17mm)
9.13"
(231.91mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/