Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1978
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1978
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1978
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
16.68"
(423.67mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1978
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
19.66"
(499.36mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
3.57"
(90.67mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
21.94"
(557.28mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
1.98"
(50.30mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
25.44"
(646.18mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
1.28"
(32.52mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
36.66"
(931.16mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
8.35"
(212.09mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
41.39"
(1,051.31mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
45.56"
(1,157.22mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
9.73"
(247.14mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
48.84"
(1,240.54mm)
39.33"
(998.98mm)
9.51"
(241.56mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
52.87"
(1,342.90mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
10.93"
(277.62mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
73.87"
(1,876.30mm)
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
12.00"
(304.80mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
93.49"
(2,374.65mm)
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
138.86"
(3,527.04mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
12.97"
(329.43mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2005
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
176.14"
(4,473.96mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
8.23"
(209.05mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2007
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
213.64"
(5,426.46mm)
209.81"
(5,329.17mm)
3.83"
(97.29mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2007

Citing This Page

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