Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1947 1955
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1990
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
8.74"
(222.00mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1947 1917
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1972
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1927
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
13.51"
(343.15mm)
13.04"
(331.22mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1947 1908
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
17.16"
(435.86mm)
16.91"
(429.51mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
21.15"
(537.21mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
26.35"
(669.29mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
31.49"
(799.85mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
37.29"
(947.17mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
41.02"
(1,041.91mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
43.13"
(1,095.50mm)
38.93"
(988.82mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
46.13"
(1,171.70mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
65.50"
(1,663.70mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
87.33"
(2,218.18mm)
83.92"
(2,131.57mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
127.44"
(3,236.98mm)
125.86"
(3,196.84mm)
1.58"
(40.14mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2004
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
177.41"
(4,506.21mm)
167.85"
(4,263.39mm)
9.56"
(242.82mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2006
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
217.91"
(5,534.91mm)
209.87"
(5,330.70mm)
8.04"
(204.21mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/