Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1995 1955
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1990
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1972
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1927
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
13.50"
(342.90mm)
13.04"
(331.22mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1994 1908
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
16.91"
(429.51mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
21.03"
(534.16mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1925, 1999
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
24.47"
(621.54mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
28.43"
(722.12mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
30.23"
(767.84mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
34.42"
(874.27mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
36.47"
(926.34mm)
38.93"
(988.82mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
38.80"
(985.52mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
68.71"
(1,745.23mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
5.62"
(142.74mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
95.11"
(2,415.79mm)
83.92"
(2,131.57mm)
11.19"
(284.22mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
132.62"
(3,368.55mm)
125.86"
(3,196.84mm)
6.76"
(171.71mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2004
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
180.81"
(4,592.57mm)
167.85"
(4,263.39mm)
12.96"
(329.18mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
226.61"
(5,755.89mm)
209.87"
(5,330.70mm)
16.74"
(425.19mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/