Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, December 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1996
1-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1995 1955
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1990
Nov–Dec 1996
2-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
2.87"
(72.89mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1972
Oct–Dec 1996
3-Month
13.87"
(352.30mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
4.41"
(112.02mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1927
Sep–Dec 1996
4-Month
21.07"
(535.18mm)
13.04"
(331.22mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1908
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Aug–Dec 1996
5-Month
23.99"
(609.35mm)
16.91"
(429.51mm)
7.08"
(179.84mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Dec 1996
6-Month
29.91"
(759.71mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
8.81"
(223.77mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Dec 1996
7-Month
35.48"
(901.19mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
10.21"
(259.33mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
May–Dec 1996
8-Month
40.02"
(1,016.51mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
10.83"
(275.08mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Apr–Dec 1996
9-Month
44.50"
(1,130.30mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Mar–Dec 1996
10-Month
48.05"
(1,220.47mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–Dec 1996
11-Month
50.48"
(1,282.19mm)
38.93"
(988.82mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Dec 1996
12-Month
56.31"
(1,430.27mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
14.33"
(363.98mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul 1995–Dec 1996
18-Month
76.80"
(1,950.72mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
13.71"
(348.23mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 1995–Dec 1996
24-Month
93.82"
(2,383.03mm)
83.92"
(2,131.57mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2018
Jan 1994–Dec 1996
36-Month
142.01"
(3,607.05mm)
125.86"
(3,196.84mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Jan 1993–Dec 1996
48-Month
187.81"
(4,770.37mm)
167.85"
(4,263.39mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2006
Jan 1992–Dec 1996
60-Month
229.42"
(5,827.27mm)
209.87"
(5,330.70mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/