Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1990
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
11.25"
(285.75mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1971 1917
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1972
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
13.95"
(354.33mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
16.93"
(430.02mm)
13.04"
(331.22mm)
3.89"
(98.80mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1908
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
19.21"
(487.93mm)
16.91"
(429.51mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
22.71"
(576.83mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
33.93"
(861.82mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
8.66"
(219.96mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
38.66"
(981.96mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
9.47"
(240.53mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
42.83"
(1,087.88mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
9.99"
(253.74mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
46.11"
(1,171.19mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
50.14"
(1,273.56mm)
38.93"
(988.82mm)
11.21"
(284.74mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
52.64"
(1,337.06mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
10.66"
(270.77mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
75.51"
(1,917.95mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
12.42"
(315.46mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
93.42"
(2,372.87mm)
83.92"
(2,131.57mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
137.31"
(3,487.67mm)
125.86"
(3,196.84mm)
11.45"
(290.83mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
175.27"
(4,451.86mm)
167.85"
(4,263.39mm)
7.42"
(188.47mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
213.34"
(5,418.84mm)
209.87"
(5,330.70mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/