Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1939 1964
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1989
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1926
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
9.94"
(252.48mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1926
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
13.92"
(353.57mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
20.35"
(516.89mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1952
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
25.81"
(655.57mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Ties: 2000
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
28.63"
(727.20mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
33.62"
(853.95mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
36.11"
(917.19mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
39.40"
(1,000.76mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
58.65"
(1,489.71mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
74.32"
(1,887.73mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
-9.59"
(-243.58mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
119.66"
(3,039.36mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
168.32"
(4,275.33mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
215.56"
(5,475.22mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
5.72"
(145.28mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/