Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
3.83"
(97.28mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1941 1964
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1989
Ties: 1938
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1926
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
9.51"
(241.55mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1941 1926
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
12.03"
(305.56mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
16.35"
(415.29mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Ties: 1928
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
25.09"
(637.29mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1952
Ties: 1986
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
29.86"
(758.44mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
33.51"
(851.15mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1950
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
37.50"
(952.50mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
42.70"
(1,084.58mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Ties: 1986
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
64.01"
(1,625.85mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
85.98"
(2,183.89mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
128.34"
(3,259.84mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
2.41"
(61.22mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
174.98"
(4,444.49mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
7.06"
(179.32mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
217.23"
(5,517.64mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
7.39"
(187.70mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
35th 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 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/