Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, January 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1951
1-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1948 1981
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1978
Dec 1950–Jan 1951
2-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1948 1981
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1978
Nov 1950–Jan 1951
3-Month
13.91"
(353.31mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Oct 1950–Jan 1951
4-Month
16.89"
(429.01mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
4.36"
(110.75mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Sep 1950–Jan 1951
5-Month
20.67"
(525.02mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1950–Jan 1951
6-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
4.13"
(104.91mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1950–Jan 1951
7-Month
28.89"
(733.81mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
4.73"
(120.15mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1950–Jan 1951
8-Month
32.64"
(829.06mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
4.33"
(109.99mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
May 1950–Jan 1951
9-Month
36.46"
(926.08mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
4.24"
(107.69mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Apr 1950–Jan 1951
10-Month
39.15"
(994.41mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Mar 1950–Jan 1951
11-Month
43.64"
(1,108.46mm)
39.33"
(998.98mm)
4.31"
(109.48mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Feb 1950–Jan 1951
12-Month
47.51"
(1,206.75mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
5.57"
(141.47mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1949–Jan 1951
18-Month
66.15"
(1,680.21mm)
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2005
Feb 1949–Jan 1951
24-Month
85.30"
(2,166.62mm)
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1950 1967
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Feb 1948–Jan 1951
36-Month
132.75"
(3,371.85mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
6.86"
(174.24mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1950 1967
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2005
Feb 1947–Jan 1951
48-Month
173.24"
(4,400.30mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
5.33"
(135.39mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1950 1967
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2007
Feb 1946–Jan 1951
60-Month
215.71"
(5,479.03mm)
209.81"
(5,329.17mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/