Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
3.47"
(88.14mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1964
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1989
Ties: 1937, 1954
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1969 1926
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2011
Ties: 1898
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
10.77"
(273.56mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1926
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2011
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
-2.07"
(-52.57mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2011
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
19.74"
(501.40mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
23.28"
(591.31mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1952
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
25.57"
(649.48mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
27.92"
(709.17mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
31.14"
(790.96mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
37.64"
(956.06mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
41.72"
(1,059.69mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
55.79"
(1,417.07mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
-5.97"
(-151.63mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
75.91"
(1,928.11mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
-8.00"
(-203.20mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
116.47"
(2,958.34mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
-9.46"
(-240.28mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
152.95"
(3,884.93mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
-14.97"
(-380.24mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
188.21"
(4,780.53mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
-21.63"
(-549.41mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/