Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
1.25"
(31.75mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1970 1981
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1978
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
3.40"
(86.36mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1978
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1978
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
11.33"
(287.78mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1978
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
17.25"
(438.15mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
21.97"
(558.04mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
26.29"
(667.77mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
2.13"
(54.11mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
28.78"
(731.01mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
33.52"
(851.41mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
37.15"
(943.61mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
39.80"
(1,010.92mm)
39.33"
(998.98mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
43.09"
(1,094.49mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
66.53"
(1,689.86mm)
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2005
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
86.15"
(2,188.21mm)
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
137.85"
(3,501.39mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1979 1967
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2005
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
177.02"
(4,496.31mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
9.11"
(231.40mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2007
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
227.49"
(5,778.25mm)
209.81"
(5,329.17mm)
17.68"
(449.08mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1974 1967
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2007

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/