Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1955 1964
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1989
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1926
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Ties: 1985
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
9.24"
(234.70mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-1.82"
(-46.22mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1941 1926
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
11.81"
(299.97mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
15.35"
(389.89mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-3.39"
(-86.10mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
19.56"
(496.82mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
-3.46"
(-87.89mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1952
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
21.89"
(556.01mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1941 1925
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
26.31"
(668.27mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
30.57"
(776.48mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
36.94"
(938.28mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
63.57"
(1,614.68mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
80.35"
(2,040.89mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
-3.56"
(-90.42mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
124.01"
(3,149.85mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
169.65"
(4,309.11mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
209.05"
(5,309.87mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1958 1967
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/