Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1968 1955
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1990
Ties: 1949
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
8.09"
(205.49mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1917
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1972
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1927
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
13.04"
(331.22mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1969 1908
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
19.62"
(498.35mm)
16.91"
(429.51mm)
2.71"
(68.84mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
24.95"
(633.73mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
29.25"
(742.95mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
32.72"
(831.09mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2018
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
36.91"
(937.51mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
4.07"
(103.37mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2018
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
40.02"
(1,016.51mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
42.71"
(1,084.83mm)
38.93"
(988.82mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2018
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
43.89"
(1,114.81mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2018
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
66.89"
(1,699.01mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2018
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
81.85"
(2,078.99mm)
83.92"
(2,131.57mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2018
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
119.92"
(3,045.97mm)
125.86"
(3,196.84mm)
-5.94"
(-150.87mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2004
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
162.04"
(4,115.82mm)
167.85"
(4,263.39mm)
-5.81"
(-147.57mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2006
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
197.93"
(5,027.42mm)
209.87"
(5,330.70mm)
-11.94"
(-303.28mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/