Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1954

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1954
1-Month
3.47"
(88.14mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1964
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1989
Ties: 1937, 1970
Apr–May 1954
2-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1951 1926
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Ties: 1987
Mar–May 1954
3-Month
11.98"
(304.29mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1926
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Feb–May 1954
4-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
0.33"
(8.39mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Ties: 1947
Jan–May 1954
5-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Dec 1953–May 1954
6-Month
19.25"
(488.95mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Nov 1953–May 1954
7-Month
21.48"
(545.59mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1952
Oct 1953–May 1954
8-Month
23.32"
(592.33mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1941 1925
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Sep 1953–May 1954
9-Month
26.62"
(676.15mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Aug 1953–May 1954
10-Month
28.65"
(727.71mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1953–May 1954
11-Month
32.15"
(816.61mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
-5.67"
(-144.02mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1953–May 1954
12-Month
34.92"
(886.97mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-7.05"
(-179.07mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Dec 1952–May 1954
18-Month
60.00"
(1,524.00mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 2015
Jun 1952–May 1954
24-Month
80.26"
(2,038.60mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1951–May 1954
36-Month
128.92"
(3,274.57mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1950–May 1954
48-Month
176.16"
(4,474.46mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
8.24"
(209.29mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1949–May 1954
60-Month
216.79"
(5,506.47mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/