Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
4.17"
(105.92mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1946
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Ties: 1958, 2018
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
9.73"
(247.14mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2011
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2011
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
17.15"
(435.61mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2011
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
20.84"
(529.34mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1952
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
23.35"
(593.09mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
27.95"
(709.93mm)
25.83"
(656.08mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
32.48"
(824.99mm)
29.69"
(754.13mm)
2.79"
(70.86mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
36.85"
(935.99mm)
33.89"
(860.81mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Ties: 1980
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
39.56"
(1,004.82mm)
38.05"
(966.47mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
43.56"
(1,106.42mm)
41.95"
(1,065.53mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
62.85"
(1,596.39mm)
61.03"
(1,550.16mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
87.48"
(2,221.99mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
128.54"
(3,264.92mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2005
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
166.31"
(4,224.27mm)
167.93"
(4,265.42mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2007
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
205.22"
(5,212.59mm)
209.83"
(5,329.68mm)
-4.61"
(-117.09mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/