Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, October 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1959
1-Month
6.03"
(153.16mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1958 1963
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976
Sep–Oct 1959
2-Month
7.81"
(198.37mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1958 1963
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Aug–Oct 1959
3-Month
12.07"
(306.58mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jul–Oct 1959
4-Month
16.31"
(414.27mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Ties: 2010
Jun–Oct 1959
5-Month
19.99"
(507.75mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
May–Oct 1959
6-Month
22.37"
(568.20mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Apr–Oct 1959
7-Month
26.39"
(670.31mm)
26.55"
(674.37mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1957 1963
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Mar–Oct 1959
8-Month
29.23"
(742.44mm)
30.04"
(763.02mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Feb–Oct 1959
9-Month
31.80"
(807.72mm)
32.64"
(829.06mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1957 1963
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jan–Oct 1959
10-Month
35.34"
(897.64mm)
35.69"
(906.53mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1957 1963
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Dec 1958–Oct 1959
11-Month
36.41"
(924.81mm)
38.79"
(985.27mm)
-2.38"
(-60.46mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1957 1963
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Nov 1958–Oct 1959
12-Month
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1957 1963
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
May 1958–Oct 1959
18-Month
65.09"
(1,653.29mm)
64.86"
(1,647.44mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1963
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Nov 1957–Oct 1959
24-Month
86.15"
(2,188.21mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1964
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Nov 1956–Oct 1959
36-Month
121.55"
(3,087.37mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1942 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Nov 1955–Oct 1959
48-Month
166.36"
(4,225.54mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Nov 1954–Oct 1959
60-Month
209.99"
(5,333.75mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/