Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, August 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2002
1-Month
2.67"
(67.82mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1955
Ties: 1963
Jul–Aug 2002
2-Month
4.98"
(126.49mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2018
Jun–Aug 2002
3-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1999 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2018
May–Aug 2002
4-Month
15.51"
(393.95mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2001 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2018
Apr–Aug 2002
5-Month
19.43"
(493.52mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2001 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2018
Mar–Aug 2002
6-Month
23.41"
(594.61mm)
23.29"
(591.57mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2001 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Feb–Aug 2002
7-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
25.89"
(657.61mm)
-1.03"
(-26.17mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2001 1995
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2018
Jan–Aug 2002
8-Month
26.99"
(685.55mm)
28.94"
(735.08mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2018
Dec 2001–Aug 2002
9-Month
29.65"
(753.11mm)
32.03"
(813.56mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2001 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2018
Nov 2001–Aug 2002
10-Month
31.72"
(805.69mm)
35.24"
(895.10mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Oct 2001–Aug 2002
11-Month
33.87"
(860.30mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Sep 2001–Aug 2002
12-Month
37.85"
(961.39mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Mar 2001–Aug 2002
18-Month
57.92"
(1,471.17mm)
65.21"
(1,656.33mm)
-7.29"
(-185.16mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1992 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Sep 2000–Aug 2002
24-Month
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
83.89"
(2,130.81mm)
-11.17"
(-283.72mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Sep 1999–Aug 2002
36-Month
117.47"
(2,983.74mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
-8.42"
(-213.87mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2001 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Sep 1998–Aug 2002
48-Month
151.71"
(3,853.43mm)
167.87"
(4,263.90mm)
-16.16"
(-410.47mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Sep 1997–Aug 2002
60-Month
197.76"
(5,023.10mm)
209.80"
(5,328.92mm)
-12.04"
(-305.82mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/