Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, April 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1986
1-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1985 1946
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Mar–Apr 1986
2-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1985 1915
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Feb–Apr 1986
3-Month
9.71"
(246.63mm)
9.73"
(247.14mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 2005
Jan–Apr 1986
4-Month
12.16"
(308.86mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Dec 1985–Apr 1986
5-Month
14.26"
(362.20mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Nov 1985–Apr 1986
6-Month
22.49"
(571.25mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1952
Oct 1985–Apr 1986
7-Month
24.83"
(630.68mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1985 1925
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Sep 1985–Apr 1986
8-Month
28.18"
(715.77mm)
25.83"
(656.08mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1985–Apr 1986
9-Month
31.98"
(812.29mm)
29.69"
(754.13mm)
2.29"
(58.16mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1985–Apr 1986
10-Month
36.57"
(928.88mm)
33.89"
(860.81mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1985–Apr 1986
11-Month
40.10"
(1,018.54mm)
38.05"
(966.47mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
May 1985–Apr 1986
12-Month
44.89"
(1,140.21mm)
41.95"
(1,065.53mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Nov 1984–Apr 1986
18-Month
60.57"
(1,538.48mm)
61.03"
(1,550.16mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
May 1984–Apr 1986
24-Month
86.46"
(2,196.08mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
May 1983–Apr 1986
36-Month
132.27"
(3,359.66mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
6.34"
(161.04mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2005
Ties: 1930
May 1982–Apr 1986
48-Month
173.03"
(4,394.96mm)
167.93"
(4,265.42mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2007
May 1981–Apr 1986
60-Month
213.12"
(5,413.25mm)
209.83"
(5,329.68mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
57th 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 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/