Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, October 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1947
1-Month
1.31"
(33.27mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1930 1963
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1976
Sep–Oct 1947
2-Month
3.74"
(95.00mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1930 1963
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Aug–Oct 1947
3-Month
7.54"
(191.52mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Jul–Oct 1947
4-Month
13.61"
(345.69mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Jun–Oct 1947
5-Month
17.74"
(450.60mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
May–Oct 1947
6-Month
24.20"
(614.68mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Ties: 1928
Apr–Oct 1947
7-Month
28.10"
(713.74mm)
26.55"
(674.37mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1944 1963
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Mar–Oct 1947
8-Month
30.38"
(771.65mm)
30.04"
(763.02mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Feb–Oct 1947
9-Month
31.73"
(805.94mm)
32.64"
(829.06mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1943 1963
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Jan–Oct 1947
10-Month
35.44"
(900.18mm)
35.69"
(906.53mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1963
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Dec 1946–Oct 1947
11-Month
37.78"
(959.61mm)
38.79"
(985.27mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1944 1963
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Nov 1946–Oct 1947
12-Month
39.14"
(994.16mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1963
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
May 1946–Oct 1947
18-Month
67.41"
(1,712.21mm)
64.86"
(1,647.44mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1944 1963
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Nov 1945–Oct 1947
24-Month
83.53"
(2,121.66mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Nov 1944–Oct 1947
36-Month
132.06"
(3,354.32mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
6.14"
(155.95mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Nov 1943–Oct 1947
48-Month
169.96"
(4,316.98mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Nov 1942–Oct 1947
60-Month
212.91"
(5,407.91mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
3.02"
(76.70mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/