Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, April 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1998
1-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1946
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2011
Mar–Apr 1998
2-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 1915
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2011
Feb–Apr 1998
3-Month
12.92"
(328.17mm)
9.73"
(247.14mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2011
Ties: 1961
Jan–Apr 1998
4-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
4.46"
(113.29mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Dec 1997–Apr 1998
5-Month
19.89"
(505.21mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2011
Nov 1997–Apr 1998
6-Month
25.41"
(645.41mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
6.32"
(160.52mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1952
Oct 1997–Apr 1998
7-Month
26.99"
(685.55mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1925
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Sep 1997–Apr 1998
8-Month
30.74"
(780.80mm)
25.83"
(656.08mm)
4.91"
(124.72mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1997–Apr 1998
9-Month
35.42"
(899.67mm)
29.69"
(754.13mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Ties: 1991
Jul 1997–Apr 1998
10-Month
38.27"
(972.06mm)
33.89"
(860.81mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–Apr 1998
11-Month
41.71"
(1,059.43mm)
38.05"
(966.47mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1997–Apr 1998
12-Month
45.67"
(1,160.02mm)
41.95"
(1,065.53mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Nov 1996–Apr 1998
18-Month
65.20"
(1,656.08mm)
61.03"
(1,550.16mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1996–Apr 1998
24-Month
96.06"
(2,439.92mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
12.15"
(308.61mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
May 1995–Apr 1998
36-Month
140.30"
(3,563.62mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
14.37"
(365.00mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
May 1994–Apr 1998
48-Month
181.16"
(4,601.46mm)
167.93"
(4,265.42mm)
13.23"
(336.04mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
May 1993–Apr 1998
60-Month
227.19"
(5,770.63mm)
209.83"
(5,329.68mm)
17.36"
(440.95mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/