Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, August 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1953
1-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1951 1930
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1955
Jul–Aug 1953
2-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jun–Aug 1953
3-Month
8.30"
(210.82mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1930 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
May–Aug 1953
4-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Apr–Aug 1953
5-Month
19.31"
(490.47mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Mar–Aug 1953
6-Month
23.81"
(604.77mm)
23.29"
(591.57mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Feb–Aug 1953
7-Month
25.93"
(658.62mm)
25.89"
(657.61mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1949 1995
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Ties: 1929
Jan–Aug 1953
8-Month
30.13"
(765.30mm)
28.94"
(735.08mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1951 1963
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Dec 1952–Aug 1953
9-Month
33.38"
(847.85mm)
32.03"
(813.56mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1949 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Nov 1952–Aug 1953
10-Month
37.83"
(960.88mm)
35.24"
(895.10mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Oct 1952–Aug 1953
11-Month
39.23"
(996.44mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1950 1925
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 2012
Sep 1952–Aug 1953
12-Month
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Mar 1952–Aug 1953
18-Month
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
65.21"
(1,656.33mm)
3.93"
(99.83mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1951–Aug 1953
24-Month
90.69"
(2,303.53mm)
83.89"
(2,130.81mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1950–Aug 1953
36-Month
137.57"
(3,494.28mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
11.68"
(296.67mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Sep 1949–Aug 1953
48-Month
179.33"
(4,554.98mm)
167.87"
(4,263.90mm)
11.46"
(291.08mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2019
Sep 1948–Aug 1953
60-Month
220.03"
(5,588.76mm)
209.80"
(5,328.92mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/