Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1997 1964
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1989
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
9.96"
(252.98mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1926
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
13.61"
(345.69mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1926
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2011
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
24.25"
(615.95mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
29.77"
(756.16mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1952
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
31.35"
(796.29mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1925
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
35.10"
(891.54mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
39.78"
(1,010.41mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
46.07"
(1,170.18mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
65.57"
(1,665.48mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
3.81"
(96.78mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
95.88"
(2,435.35mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
11.97"
(304.04mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
14.97"
(380.24mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
182.16"
(4,626.86mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
14.24"
(361.69mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
229.83"
(5,837.68mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
19.99"
(507.74mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/