Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1955 1964
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1989
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1955 1926
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
10.38"
(263.65mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1955 1926
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Ties: 2009
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
12.55"
(318.77mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
-2.02"
(-51.30mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
18.74"
(476.00mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-1.07"
(-27.17mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
21.21"
(538.73mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1952
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
23.84"
(605.54mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
27.67"
(702.82mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
33.10"
(840.74mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
39.22"
(996.19mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
43.66"
(1,108.96mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
63.24"
(1,606.30mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
89.30"
(2,268.22mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
128.70"
(3,268.98mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1956 1965
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
163.62"
(4,155.95mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2020
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
208.96"
(5,307.58mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/