Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1978
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
3.98"
(101.09mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1978
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
-2.37"
(-60.19mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1978
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
-2.99"
(-75.94mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1978
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1990
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
20.48"
(520.19mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
24.59"
(624.59mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
0.43"
(10.93mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
28.72"
(729.49mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
31.94"
(811.28mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
36.40"
(924.56mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
38.71"
(983.23mm)
39.33"
(998.98mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
60.88"
(1,546.35mm)
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2005
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
83.25"
(2,114.55mm)
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
125.87"
(3,197.10mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2005
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
171.84"
(4,364.74mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
3.93"
(99.83mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1986 1967
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2007
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
218.28"
(5,544.31mm)
209.81"
(5,329.17mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1987 1967
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/