Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
3.17"
(80.52mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1966 1955
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1990
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1967 1917
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1972
Ties: 1966
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
13.04"
(331.22mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1969 1908
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1976
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
18.50"
(469.90mm)
16.91"
(429.51mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
22.87"
(580.90mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
25.58"
(649.73mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
29.58"
(751.33mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1897
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
30.88"
(784.35mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
33.49"
(850.65mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
38.12"
(968.25mm)
38.93"
(988.82mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
40.78"
(1,035.81mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
65.73"
(1,669.54mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
84.67"
(2,150.62mm)
83.92"
(2,131.57mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
122.63"
(3,114.80mm)
125.86"
(3,196.84mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
160.70"
(4,081.78mm)
167.85"
(4,263.39mm)
-7.15"
(-181.61mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
202.82"
(5,151.63mm)
209.87"
(5,330.70mm)
-7.05"
(-179.07mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
100th 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 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/