Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, January 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1986
1-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1978
Ties: 1906
Dec 1985–Jan 1986
2-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1983 1981
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1978
Ties: 1929
Nov 1985–Jan 1986
3-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Oct 1985–Jan 1986
4-Month
15.12"
(384.05mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1978
Sep 1985–Jan 1986
5-Month
18.47"
(469.14mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1985–Jan 1986
6-Month
22.27"
(565.66mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1956
Jul 1985–Jan 1986
7-Month
26.86"
(682.24mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1985–Jan 1986
8-Month
30.39"
(771.91mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
2.08"
(52.84mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
May 1985–Jan 1986
9-Month
35.18"
(893.57mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Apr 1985–Jan 1986
10-Month
36.79"
(934.47mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Mar 1985–Jan 1986
11-Month
40.56"
(1,030.22mm)
39.33"
(998.98mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Feb 1985–Jan 1986
12-Month
42.62"
(1,082.55mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Aug 1984–Jan 1986
18-Month
60.42"
(1,534.67mm)
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2005
Feb 1984–Jan 1986
24-Month
88.59"
(2,250.19mm)
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Feb 1983–Jan 1986
36-Month
135.03"
(3,429.76mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
9.14"
(232.15mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2005
Feb 1982–Jan 1986
48-Month
171.67"
(4,360.42mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
3.76"
(95.51mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2007
Feb 1981–Jan 1986
60-Month
214.65"
(5,452.11mm)
209.81"
(5,329.17mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/