Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, April 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1973
1-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1946
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2011
Mar–Apr 1973
2-Month
8.24"
(209.30mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1915
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Feb–Apr 1973
3-Month
10.70"
(271.78mm)
9.73"
(247.14mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jan–Apr 1973
4-Month
13.43"
(341.12mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Dec 1972–Apr 1973
5-Month
18.29"
(464.57mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
2.41"
(61.22mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Nov 1972–Apr 1973
6-Month
24.68"
(626.87mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
5.59"
(141.98mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1952
Oct 1972–Apr 1973
7-Month
27.38"
(695.45mm)
22.26"
(565.40mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Sep 1972–Apr 1973
8-Month
30.36"
(771.14mm)
25.83"
(656.08mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1972–Apr 1973
9-Month
32.64"
(829.06mm)
29.69"
(754.13mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1972–Apr 1973
10-Month
36.14"
(917.96mm)
33.89"
(860.81mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jun 1972–Apr 1973
11-Month
47.36"
(1,202.94mm)
38.05"
(966.47mm)
9.31"
(236.47mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1972–Apr 1973
12-Month
52.09"
(1,323.09mm)
41.95"
(1,065.53mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1971–Apr 1973
18-Month
72.93"
(1,852.42mm)
61.03"
(1,550.16mm)
11.90"
(302.26mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1971–Apr 1973
24-Month
95.65"
(2,429.51mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
11.74"
(298.20mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
May 1970–Apr 1973
36-Month
139.57"
(3,545.08mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2005
May 1969–Apr 1973
48-Month
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
167.93"
(4,265.42mm)
12.70"
(322.58mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
May 1968–Apr 1973
60-Month
218.40"
(5,547.36mm)
209.83"
(5,329.68mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/