Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1959 1964
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1989
Ties: 1907
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1959 1926
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
12.54"
(318.52mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1960 1926
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Ties: 2000
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
16.04"
(407.42mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
2.38"
(60.46mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
18.20"
(462.28mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
19.96"
(506.98mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
21.96"
(557.78mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1952
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
23.55"
(598.17mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
28.41"
(721.61mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
31.61"
(802.89mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
36.28"
(921.51mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
61.41"
(1,559.81mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
85.44"
(2,170.18mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
1.53"
(38.87mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
126.63"
(3,216.40mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1960 1965
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
165.79"
(4,211.07mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
209.45"
(5,320.03mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1959 1967
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/