Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1983
1-Month
5.28"
(134.11mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1982 1964
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1989
Apr–May 1983
2-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
4.19"
(106.42mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1926
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Mar–May 1983
3-Month
15.75"
(400.05mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1926
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–May 1983
4-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1982 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Ties: 1933
Jan–May 1983
5-Month
19.54"
(496.32mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
2.83"
(71.89mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1982 1941
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Dec 1982–May 1983
6-Month
21.75"
(552.45mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Nov 1982–May 1983
7-Month
25.74"
(653.80mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1952
Oct 1982–May 1983
8-Month
26.99"
(685.55mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1982 1925
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Sep 1982–May 1983
9-Month
29.94"
(760.48mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1982 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1982–May 1983
10-Month
32.76"
(832.10mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jul 1982–May 1983
11-Month
35.91"
(912.11mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1982–May 1983
12-Month
42.15"
(1,070.61mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Dec 1981–May 1983
18-Month
60.49"
(1,536.45mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1981–May 1983
24-Month
82.80"
(2,103.12mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–May 1983
36-Month
119.95"
(3,046.73mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
-5.98"
(-151.89mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Jun 1979–May 1983
48-Month
162.49"
(4,127.25mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
-5.43"
(-137.92mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Jun 1978–May 1983
60-Month
208.20"
(5,288.28mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/