Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1952
1-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1951 1964
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1989
Apr–May 1952
2-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1926
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Mar–May 1952
3-Month
15.50"
(393.70mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1926
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Feb–May 1952
4-Month
17.86"
(453.64mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Jan–May 1952
5-Month
22.51"
(571.75mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2011
Dec 1951–May 1952
6-Month
27.21"
(691.13mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
7.40"
(187.96mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Nov 1951–May 1952
7-Month
32.12"
(815.85mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
9.10"
(231.14mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1952
Oct 1951–May 1952
8-Month
34.22"
(869.19mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Sep 1951–May 1952
9-Month
37.05"
(941.07mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Aug 1951–May 1952
10-Month
38.81"
(985.77mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
5.19"
(131.82mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1951–May 1952
11-Month
42.86"
(1,088.64mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
5.04"
(128.01mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jun 1951–May 1952
12-Month
48.66"
(1,235.96mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
6.69"
(169.92mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Dec 1950–May 1952
18-Month
70.49"
(1,790.45mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
8.73"
(221.75mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1950–May 1952
24-Month
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 2011
Jun 1949–May 1952
36-Month
136.53"
(3,467.86mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Jun 1948–May 1952
48-Month
179.23"
(4,552.44mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2020
Jun 1947–May 1952
60-Month
222.51"
(5,651.75mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
12.67"
(321.81mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/