Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1985
1-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1982 1964
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1989
Apr–May 1985
2-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1926
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1959
Mar–May 1985
3-Month
10.17"
(258.32mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1982 1926
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Feb–May 1985
4-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Jan–May 1985
5-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Dec 1984–May 1985
6-Month
16.88"
(428.75mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1981 1941
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1911
Nov 1984–May 1985
7-Month
20.47"
(519.94mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1952
Ties: 1995
Oct 1984–May 1985
8-Month
23.31"
(592.07mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-2.88"
(-73.16mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1981 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Sep 1984–May 1985
9-Month
25.05"
(636.27mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1984–May 1985
10-Month
30.03"
(762.76mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1984–May 1985
11-Month
35.22"
(894.59mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1984–May 1985
12-Month
40.04"
(1,017.02mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1983–May 1985
18-Month
65.29"
(1,658.37mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
3.53"
(89.67mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1983–May 1985
24-Month
86.89"
(2,207.01mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
2.98"
(75.70mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1982–May 1985
36-Month
129.04"
(3,277.62mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1983 1965
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1981–May 1985
48-Month
169.69"
(4,310.13mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1984 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2019
Jun 1980–May 1985
60-Month
206.84"
(5,253.74mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/