Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1978
Ties: 1949
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1981
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1978
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
3.13"
(79.51mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1978
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
14.07"
(357.38mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1978
Ties: 1915
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1987
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
22.50"
(571.50mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
25.35"
(643.89mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
28.79"
(731.27mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
0.48"
(12.20mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
32.75"
(831.85mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 2009
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
34.55"
(877.57mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
38.74"
(984.00mm)
39.33"
(998.98mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
40.79"
(1,036.07mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1915
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
67.11"
(1,704.59mm)
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
5.24"
(133.09mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2005
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
93.60"
(2,377.44mm)
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
9.70"
(246.38mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
133.51"
(3,391.15mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
7.62"
(193.54mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1994 1967
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2005
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
12.70"
(322.58mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2007
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
228.41"
(5,801.61mm)
209.81"
(5,329.17mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/