Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
3.82"
(97.03mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1941 1964
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1989
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1941 1926
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011
Ties: 2016
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
11.00"
(279.40mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1949 1926
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
14.87"
(377.70mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
19.33"
(490.98mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
22.68"
(576.07mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
24.49"
(622.05mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1952
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
26.66"
(677.16mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1947 1925
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
29.79"
(756.67mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
33.51"
(851.15mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 1949
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
38.61"
(980.69mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
61.26"
(1,556.00mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
83.33"
(2,116.58mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
126.61"
(3,215.89mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
168.97"
(4,291.84mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
215.61"
(5,476.49mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
5.77"
(146.55mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/