Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1936
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
1.22"
(30.98mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2008
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
9.14"
(232.16mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1936
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
12.98"
(329.69mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1903
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
15.45"
(392.43mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1951
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
19.18"
(487.17mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2008
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
23.78"
(604.01mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
28.31"
(719.07mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
32.68"
(830.07mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
35.39"
(898.91mm)
34.40"
(873.76mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
39.39"
(1,000.51mm)
38.31"
(973.07mm)
1.08"
(27.44mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
41.93"
(1,065.02mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
63.19"
(1,605.03mm)
60.56"
(1,538.22mm)
2.63"
(66.81mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
87.50"
(2,222.50mm)
83.86"
(2,130.04mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
127.95"
(3,249.93mm)
125.85"
(3,196.59mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2005
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
164.15"
(4,169.41mm)
167.87"
(4,263.90mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2007
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
204.27"
(5,188.46mm)
209.74"
(5,327.40mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/