Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, April 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1953
1-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1946
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Mar–Apr 1953
2-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1915
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Feb–Apr 1953
3-Month
10.56"
(268.22mm)
9.73"
(247.14mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Ties: 1980, 2007
Jan–Apr 1953
4-Month
14.76"
(374.90mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Dec 1952–Apr 1953
5-Month
18.01"
(457.45mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Nov 1952–Apr 1953
6-Month
22.46"
(570.48mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
3.37"
(85.59mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1952
Oct 1952–Apr 1953
7-Month
23.86"
(606.04mm)
22.26"
(565.40mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1950 1925
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Sep 1952–Apr 1953
8-Month
27.69"
(703.33mm)
25.83"
(656.08mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–Apr 1953
9-Month
31.87"
(809.50mm)
29.69"
(754.13mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jul 1952–Apr 1953
10-Month
36.22"
(919.99mm)
33.89"
(860.81mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1952–Apr 1953
11-Month
38.27"
(972.06mm)
38.05"
(966.47mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1952–Apr 1953
12-Month
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
41.95"
(1,065.53mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Nov 1951–Apr 1953
18-Month
70.39"
(1,787.91mm)
61.03"
(1,550.16mm)
9.36"
(237.75mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1951–Apr 1953
24-Month
89.52"
(2,273.81mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
5.61"
(142.50mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
May 1950–Apr 1953
36-Month
137.99"
(3,504.95mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
12.06"
(306.33mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2020
May 1949–Apr 1953
48-Month
178.63"
(4,537.20mm)
167.93"
(4,265.42mm)
10.70"
(271.78mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2020
Ties: 1999
May 1948–Apr 1953
60-Month
222.64"
(5,655.06mm)
209.83"
(5,329.68mm)
12.81"
(325.38mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/