Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, October 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1979
1-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976
Sep–Oct 1979
2-Month
10.25"
(260.35mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Aug–Oct 1979
3-Month
14.97"
(380.24mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Jul–Oct 1979
4-Month
19.29"
(489.97mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
4.48"
(113.80mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1977
Jun–Oct 1979
5-Month
21.78"
(553.21mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
May–Oct 1979
6-Month
26.52"
(673.61mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Apr–Oct 1979
7-Month
30.15"
(765.81mm)
26.55"
(674.37mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Ties: 1919
Mar–Oct 1979
8-Month
32.80"
(833.12mm)
30.04"
(763.02mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Ties: 2002
Feb–Oct 1979
9-Month
36.09"
(916.69mm)
32.64"
(829.06mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Ties: 1955
Jan–Oct 1979
10-Month
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
35.69"
(906.53mm)
6.87"
(174.49mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Dec 1978–Oct 1979
11-Month
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
38.79"
(985.27mm)
7.96"
(202.18mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Nov 1978–Oct 1979
12-Month
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
6.69"
(169.93mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
May 1978–Oct 1979
18-Month
73.24"
(1,860.30mm)
64.86"
(1,647.44mm)
8.38"
(212.86mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Nov 1977–Oct 1979
24-Month
94.70"
(2,405.38mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
10.76"
(273.30mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Nov 1976–Oct 1979
36-Month
135.31"
(3,436.87mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
9.39"
(238.50mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Nov 1975–Oct 1979
48-Month
179.96"
(4,570.98mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Nov 1974–Oct 1979
60-Month
231.14"
(5,870.96mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/