Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1989
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1926
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-2.42"
(-61.46mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1971 1926
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
14.76"
(374.90mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1968
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1981 1941
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
25.09"
(637.29mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1952
Ties: 1949
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1985 1925
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
30.78"
(781.81mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
34.58"
(878.33mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 2014
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
39.17"
(994.92mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
42.70"
(1,084.58mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1949
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
59.58"
(1,513.33mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
82.74"
(2,101.60mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
129.59"
(3,291.59mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
3.66"
(92.97mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
171.74"
(4,362.20mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2019
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
212.39"
(5,394.71mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2008
Ties: 1909

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/