Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, April 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1970
1-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1969 1946
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2011
Ties: 1924
Mar–Apr 1970
2-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1915
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Ties: 1920
Feb–Apr 1970
3-Month
9.99"
(253.75mm)
9.73"
(247.14mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Ties: 1975
Jan–Apr 1970
4-Month
11.17"
(283.72mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Dec 1969–Apr 1970
5-Month
16.27"
(413.26mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2011
Nov 1969–Apr 1970
6-Month
19.81"
(503.17mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1952
Oct 1969–Apr 1970
7-Month
22.10"
(561.34mm)
22.26"
(565.40mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 1925
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2011
Sep 1969–Apr 1970
8-Month
24.45"
(621.03mm)
25.83"
(656.08mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Aug 1969–Apr 1970
9-Month
27.67"
(702.82mm)
29.69"
(754.13mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Jul 1969–Apr 1970
10-Month
34.17"
(867.92mm)
33.89"
(860.81mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1969–Apr 1970
11-Month
38.25"
(971.55mm)
38.05"
(966.47mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
May 1969–Apr 1970
12-Month
41.06"
(1,042.92mm)
41.95"
(1,065.53mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Nov 1968–Apr 1970
18-Month
56.47"
(1,434.34mm)
61.03"
(1,550.16mm)
-4.56"
(-115.82mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
May 1968–Apr 1970
24-Month
78.83"
(2,002.28mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
May 1967–Apr 1970
36-Month
117.74"
(2,990.60mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
-8.19"
(-208.02mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2005
May 1966–Apr 1970
48-Month
152.81"
(3,881.37mm)
167.93"
(4,265.42mm)
-15.12"
(-384.05mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2007
May 1965–Apr 1970
60-Month
187.10"
(4,752.34mm)
209.83"
(5,329.68mm)
-22.73"
(-577.34mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/