Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
7.07"
(179.58mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1952 1964
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1989
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
3.44"
(87.37mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1951 1926
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
15.51"
(393.95mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1952 1926
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
17.63"
(447.80mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
21.83"
(554.48mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
25.08"
(637.03mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
29.53"
(750.06mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
6.51"
(165.35mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1952
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
30.93"
(785.62mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1950 1925
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
34.76"
(882.90mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1950 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
38.94"
(989.08mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
5.32"
(135.13mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
43.29"
(1,099.57mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
10.79"
(274.07mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
94.00"
(2,387.60mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
10.09"
(256.29mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
141.24"
(3,587.50mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
15.31"
(388.88mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
181.87"
(4,619.50mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
224.57"
(5,704.08mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/