Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, January 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1953
1-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1978
Dec 1952–Jan 1953
2-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1978
Nov 1952–Jan 1953
3-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1978
Oct 1952–Jan 1953
4-Month
13.30"
(337.82mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1978
Ties: 1936
Sep 1952–Jan 1953
5-Month
17.13"
(435.10mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–Jan 1953
6-Month
21.31"
(541.27mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jul 1952–Jan 1953
7-Month
25.66"
(651.76mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jun 1952–Jan 1953
8-Month
27.71"
(703.83mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1952–Jan 1953
9-Month
33.51"
(851.15mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Ties: 1918
Apr 1952–Jan 1953
10-Month
38.91"
(988.31mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Mar 1952–Jan 1953
11-Month
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
39.33"
(998.98mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Feb 1952–Jan 1953
12-Month
45.57"
(1,157.48mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Aug 1951–Jan 1953
18-Month
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2005
Feb 1951–Jan 1953
24-Month
90.97"
(2,310.64mm)
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
7.07"
(179.58mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Feb 1950–Jan 1953
36-Month
138.48"
(3,517.39mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
12.59"
(319.78mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2005
Feb 1949–Jan 1953
48-Month
176.27"
(4,477.26mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
8.36"
(212.35mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2007
Feb 1948–Jan 1953
60-Month
223.72"
(5,682.49mm)
209.81"
(5,329.17mm)
13.91"
(353.32mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/