Climate at a Glance

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, October 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1986
1-Month
3.38"
(85.85mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1985 1963
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1976
Sep–Oct 1986
2-Month
6.20"
(157.48mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1985 1963
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
Aug–Oct 1986
3-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1985 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2011
Jul–Oct 1986
4-Month
15.16"
(385.06mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1985 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jun–Oct 1986
5-Month
19.87"
(504.70mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1985 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2018
May–Oct 1986
6-Month
22.47"
(570.74mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1985 1930
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Apr–Oct 1986
7-Month
25.96"
(659.38mm)
26.55"
(674.37mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1963
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Mar–Oct 1986
8-Month
28.51"
(724.15mm)
30.04"
(763.02mm)
-1.53"
(-38.87mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1985 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Feb–Oct 1986
9-Month
32.18"
(817.37mm)
32.64"
(829.06mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1963
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Jan–Oct 1986
10-Month
34.63"
(879.60mm)
35.69"
(906.53mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1963
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Dec 1985–Oct 1986
11-Month
36.73"
(932.94mm)
38.79"
(985.27mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1985 1963
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Nov 1985–Oct 1986
12-Month
44.96"
(1,141.98mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1985 1963
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 2012
May 1985–Oct 1986
18-Month
67.36"
(1,710.94mm)
64.86"
(1,647.44mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1985 1963
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1904, 2015
Nov 1984–Oct 1986
24-Month
83.04"
(2,109.22mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1983 1964
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Ties: 1960
Nov 1983–Oct 1986
36-Month
132.73"
(3,371.34mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
6.81"
(172.97mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Nov 1982–Oct 1986
48-Month
175.20"
(4,450.08mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Nov 1981–Oct 1986
60-Month
211.62"
(5,375.15mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/