Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, April 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1971
1-Month
1.30"
(33.02mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1946
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Mar–Apr 1971
2-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1915
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Feb–Apr 1971
3-Month
8.54"
(216.92mm)
9.73"
(247.14mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Ties: 2010
Jan–Apr 1971
4-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Dec 1970–Apr 1971
5-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Ties: 1905
Nov 1970–Apr 1971
6-Month
19.29"
(489.97mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1952
Oct 1970–Apr 1971
7-Month
23.80"
(604.52mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Sep 1970–Apr 1971
8-Month
26.93"
(684.02mm)
25.83"
(656.08mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Aug 1970–Apr 1971
9-Month
30.82"
(782.83mm)
29.69"
(754.13mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Ties: 1922
Jul 1970–Apr 1971
10-Month
36.15"
(918.21mm)
33.89"
(860.81mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jun 1970–Apr 1971
11-Month
40.45"
(1,027.43mm)
38.05"
(966.47mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
May 1970–Apr 1971
12-Month
43.92"
(1,115.57mm)
41.95"
(1,065.53mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Nov 1969–Apr 1971
18-Month
63.73"
(1,618.74mm)
61.03"
(1,550.16mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
May 1969–Apr 1971
24-Month
84.98"
(2,158.49mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2020
May 1968–Apr 1971
36-Month
122.75"
(3,117.85mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020
May 1967–Apr 1971
48-Month
161.66"
(4,106.16mm)
167.93"
(4,265.42mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020
May 1966–Apr 1971
60-Month
196.73"
(4,996.94mm)
209.83"
(5,329.68mm)
-13.10"
(-332.74mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2022

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/