Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
6.28"
(159.51mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1978
Ties: 1905
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
9.82"
(249.43mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1978
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
12.11"
(307.59mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
14.46"
(367.28mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-1.63"
(-41.41mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1965 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
24.18"
(614.17mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
28.26"
(717.80mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
31.07"
(789.18mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
34.65"
(880.11mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
36.26"
(921.00mm)
39.33"
(998.98mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
37.28"
(946.91mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
-4.66"
(-118.37mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
56.46"
(1,434.08mm)
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
-5.41"
(-137.42mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
74.78"
(1,899.41mm)
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
-9.12"
(-231.65mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1967 1967
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
118.10"
(2,999.74mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
-7.79"
(-197.87mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2005
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
151.77"
(3,854.96mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
-16.14"
(-409.95mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2007
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
185.57"
(4,713.48mm)
209.81"
(5,329.17mm)
-24.24"
(-615.69mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/