Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, October 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1970
1-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1976
Sep–Oct 1970
2-Month
7.64"
(194.06mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Aug–Oct 1970
3-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Jul–Oct 1970
4-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2018
Jun–Oct 1970
5-Month
21.16"
(537.46mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
May–Oct 1970
6-Month
24.63"
(625.60mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2018
Apr–Oct 1970
7-Month
28.82"
(732.03mm)
26.55"
(674.37mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Ties: 2002
Mar–Oct 1970
8-Month
31.93"
(811.02mm)
30.04"
(763.02mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Feb–Oct 1970
9-Month
34.62"
(879.35mm)
32.64"
(829.06mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Jan–Oct 1970
10-Month
35.80"
(909.32mm)
35.69"
(906.53mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2018
Dec 1969–Oct 1970
11-Month
40.90"
(1,038.86mm)
38.79"
(985.27mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Nov 1969–Oct 1970
12-Month
44.44"
(1,128.78mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Ties: 2014
May 1969–Oct 1970
18-Month
65.69"
(1,668.53mm)
64.86"
(1,647.44mm)
0.83"
(21.09mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Nov 1968–Oct 1970
24-Month
81.10"
(2,059.94mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1969 1964
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Nov 1967–Oct 1970
36-Month
118.05"
(2,998.47mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
-7.87"
(-199.90mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Nov 1966–Oct 1970
48-Month
160.81"
(4,084.57mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
-7.10"
(-180.34mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Nov 1965–Oct 1970
60-Month
193.53"
(4,915.66mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
-16.36"
(-415.55mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/