Climate at a Glance

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, August 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1955
1-Month
8.51"
(216.15mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
4.64"
(117.85mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1955
Jul–Aug 1955
2-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2018
Jun–Aug 1955
3-Month
14.61"
(371.09mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2018
May–Aug 1955
4-Month
16.64"
(422.66mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Apr–Aug 1955
5-Month
19.77"
(502.16mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Mar–Aug 1955
6-Month
24.55"
(623.57mm)
23.29"
(591.57mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Feb–Aug 1955
7-Month
27.42"
(696.47mm)
25.89"
(657.61mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1954 1995
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jan–Aug 1955
8-Month
28.53"
(724.66mm)
28.94"
(735.08mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1954 1963
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2018
Ties: 1899
Dec 1954–Aug 1955
9-Month
32.14"
(816.36mm)
32.03"
(813.56mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2018
Nov 1954–Aug 1955
10-Month
34.96"
(887.98mm)
35.24"
(895.10mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Oct 1954–Aug 1955
11-Month
40.42"
(1,026.67mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1954–Aug 1955
12-Month
43.24"
(1,098.30mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Mar 1954–Aug 1955
18-Month
65.99"
(1,676.15mm)
65.21"
(1,656.33mm)
0.78"
(19.82mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1929
Sep 1953–Aug 1955
24-Month
80.63"
(2,048.00mm)
83.89"
(2,130.81mm)
-3.26"
(-82.81mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Sep 1952–Aug 1955
36-Month
123.69"
(3,141.73mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Sep 1951–Aug 1955
48-Month
171.32"
(4,351.53mm)
167.87"
(4,263.90mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
Sep 1950–Aug 1955
60-Month
218.20"
(5,542.28mm)
209.80"
(5,328.92mm)
8.40"
(213.36mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/