Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, August 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1959
1-Month
4.26"
(108.20mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1955
Ties: 1958
Jul–Aug 1959
2-Month
8.50"
(215.90mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Jun–Aug 1959
3-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
May–Aug 1959
4-Month
14.56"
(369.82mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Apr–Aug 1959
5-Month
18.58"
(471.93mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Mar–Aug 1959
6-Month
21.42"
(544.07mm)
23.29"
(591.57mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Feb–Aug 1959
7-Month
23.99"
(609.35mm)
25.89"
(657.61mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1957 1995
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Jan–Aug 1959
8-Month
27.53"
(699.26mm)
28.94"
(735.08mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1957 1963
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Dec 1958–Aug 1959
9-Month
28.60"
(726.44mm)
32.03"
(813.56mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Nov 1958–Aug 1959
10-Month
31.74"
(806.20mm)
35.24"
(895.10mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Oct 1958–Aug 1959
11-Month
34.07"
(865.38mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1957 1925
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1958–Aug 1959
12-Month
38.49"
(977.65mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-3.49"
(-88.64mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Mar 1958–Aug 1959
18-Month
64.48"
(1,637.79mm)
65.21"
(1,656.33mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Sep 1957–Aug 1959
24-Month
84.13"
(2,136.90mm)
83.89"
(2,130.81mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Ties: 1919
Sep 1956–Aug 1959
36-Month
120.20"
(3,053.08mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
-5.69"
(-144.53mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1955–Aug 1959
48-Month
167.22"
(4,247.39mm)
167.87"
(4,263.90mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Sep 1954–Aug 1959
60-Month
210.46"
(5,345.68mm)
209.80"
(5,328.92mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2021
Ties: 1929

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/