Climate at a Glance

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, December 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1986
1-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1955
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1990
Nov–Dec 1986
2-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1984 1917
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1972
Oct–Dec 1986
3-Month
12.00"
(304.80mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1984 1924
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1927
Sep–Dec 1986
4-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
13.04"
(331.22mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1984 1908
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Aug–Dec 1986
5-Month
18.43"
(468.12mm)
16.91"
(429.51mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jul–Dec 1986
6-Month
23.78"
(604.01mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jun–Dec 1986
7-Month
28.49"
(723.65mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 2012
May–Dec 1986
8-Month
31.09"
(789.69mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Apr–Dec 1986
9-Month
34.58"
(878.33mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Mar–Dec 1986
10-Month
37.13"
(943.10mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Ties: 1951
Feb–Dec 1986
11-Month
40.80"
(1,036.32mm)
38.93"
(988.82mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1985 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jan–Dec 1986
12-Month
43.25"
(1,098.55mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1985 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jul 1985–Dec 1986
18-Month
67.66"
(1,718.56mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
4.57"
(116.07mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jan 1985–Dec 1986
24-Month
84.79"
(2,153.67mm)
83.92"
(2,131.57mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jan 1984–Dec 1986
36-Month
130.90"
(3,324.86mm)
125.86"
(3,196.84mm)
5.04"
(128.02mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1983 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2004
Ties: 2010
Jan 1983–Dec 1986
48-Month
177.62"
(4,511.55mm)
167.85"
(4,263.39mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Jan 1982–Dec 1986
60-Month
215.96"
(5,485.38mm)
209.87"
(5,330.70mm)
6.09"
(154.68mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/