Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1959 1964
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1989
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1959 1926
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1959 1926
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Ties: 1914
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
14.85"
(377.19mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
17.73"
(450.34mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
21.17"
(537.72mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
25.21"
(640.33mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1952
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
31.24"
(793.50mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
33.02"
(838.71mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
37.28"
(946.91mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
41.52"
(1,054.61mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
45.20"
(1,148.08mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
61.62"
(1,565.15mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
86.39"
(2,194.31mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
2.48"
(63.00mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
125.55"
(3,188.97mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
169.21"
(4,297.93mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
214.85"
(5,457.19mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1967
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/