Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1989
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1947 1926
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1947 1926
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
16.78"
(426.21mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
19.78"
(502.41mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
21.31"
(541.27mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
25.54"
(648.72mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1952
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
26.85"
(681.99mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
29.28"
(743.71mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
33.08"
(840.23mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
39.15"
(994.41mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
43.28"
(1,099.31mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
85.64"
(2,175.26mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
1.73"
(43.95mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
132.28"
(3,359.91mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
174.53"
(4,433.06mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
6.61"
(167.89mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
212.53"
(5,398.26mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/