Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, October 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1948
1-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1947 1963
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1976
Sep–Oct 1948
2-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1947 1963
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Aug–Oct 1948
3-Month
8.42"
(213.87mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Jul–Oct 1948
4-Month
12.41"
(315.21mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
Jun–Oct 1948
5-Month
17.61"
(447.29mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1985
May–Oct 1948
6-Month
22.75"
(577.85mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
Apr–Oct 1948
7-Month
28.55"
(725.17mm)
26.55"
(674.37mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1947 1963
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Ties: 1981
Mar–Oct 1948
8-Month
32.28"
(819.91mm)
30.04"
(763.02mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Feb–Oct 1948
9-Month
34.39"
(873.51mm)
32.64"
(829.06mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1947 1963
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Jan–Oct 1948
10-Month
37.39"
(949.71mm)
35.69"
(906.53mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1947 1963
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Dec 1947–Oct 1948
11-Month
38.92"
(988.57mm)
38.79"
(985.27mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1947 1963
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Nov 1947–Oct 1948
12-Month
43.15"
(1,096.01mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1947 1963
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Ties: 1916
May 1947–Oct 1948
18-Month
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
64.86"
(1,647.44mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1944 1963
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Nov 1946–Oct 1948
24-Month
82.29"
(2,090.17mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Nov 1945–Oct 1948
36-Month
126.68"
(3,217.67mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Nov 1944–Oct 1948
48-Month
175.21"
(4,450.33mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Nov 1943–Oct 1948
60-Month
213.11"
(5,412.99mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
3.22"
(81.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019

Citing This Page

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