Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, April 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1979
1-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1978 1946
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Mar–Apr 1979
2-Month
6.28"
(159.51mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1978 1915
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Feb–Apr 1979
3-Month
9.57"
(243.08mm)
9.73"
(247.14mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jan–Apr 1979
4-Month
16.04"
(407.42mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Dec 1978–Apr 1979
5-Month
20.23"
(513.84mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Nov 1978–Apr 1979
6-Month
22.17"
(563.12mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1952
Oct 1978–Apr 1979
7-Month
25.40"
(645.16mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Sep 1978–Apr 1979
8-Month
28.31"
(719.07mm)
25.83"
(656.08mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–Apr 1979
9-Month
33.01"
(838.45mm)
29.69"
(754.13mm)
3.32"
(84.32mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1952
Jul 1978–Apr 1979
10-Month
37.05"
(941.07mm)
33.89"
(860.81mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1978–Apr 1979
11-Month
40.97"
(1,040.64mm)
38.05"
(966.47mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1978–Apr 1979
12-Month
46.72"
(1,186.69mm)
41.95"
(1,065.53mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Nov 1977–Apr 1979
18-Month
68.18"
(1,731.77mm)
61.03"
(1,550.16mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
May 1977–Apr 1979
24-Month
93.25"
(2,368.55mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
May 1976–Apr 1979
36-Month
135.85"
(3,450.59mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
9.92"
(251.97mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2005
Ties: 2009
May 1975–Apr 1979
48-Month
183.98"
(4,673.09mm)
167.93"
(4,265.42mm)
16.05"
(407.67mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2007
May 1974–Apr 1979
60-Month
228.15"
(5,795.01mm)
209.83"
(5,329.68mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/