Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2018
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2018
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
20.30"
(515.62mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
24.07"
(611.38mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
28.58"
(725.93mm)
23.29"
(591.57mm)
5.29"
(134.36mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
33.26"
(844.80mm)
25.89"
(657.61mm)
7.37"
(187.19mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1955 1995
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
34.96"
(887.98mm)
28.94"
(735.08mm)
6.02"
(152.90mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1963
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2018
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
35.57"
(903.48mm)
32.03"
(813.56mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
38.35"
(974.09mm)
35.24"
(895.10mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
44.54"
(1,131.32mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
47.02"
(1,194.31mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
5.04"
(128.02mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
71.57"
(1,817.88mm)
65.21"
(1,656.33mm)
6.36"
(161.55mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
90.26"
(2,292.60mm)
83.89"
(2,130.81mm)
6.37"
(161.79mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
170.71"
(4,336.03mm)
167.87"
(4,263.90mm)
2.84"
(72.13mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
218.34"
(5,545.84mm)
209.80"
(5,328.92mm)
8.54"
(216.92mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/