Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1955 1964
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1989
Ties: 1934, 1941
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1955 1926
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1941 1926
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
12.53"
(318.26mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
15.33"
(389.38mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
17.83"
(452.88mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Ties: 1931
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
21.35"
(542.29mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1952
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
25.34"
(643.64mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
29.05"
(737.87mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
33.88"
(860.55mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
37.99"
(964.95mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
57.95"
(1,471.93mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
78.23"
(1,987.04mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
-5.68"
(-144.27mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
123.43"
(3,135.12mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1956 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
164.62"
(4,181.35mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
203.78"
(5,176.01mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
-6.06"
(-153.93mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1958 1967
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/