Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, March 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2003
1-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1995 1910
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1936
Ties: 1929, 1959, 2004
Feb–Mar 2003
2-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2008
Jan–Mar 2003
3-Month
8.76"
(222.50mm)
9.14"
(232.16mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1936
Ties: 1955
Dec 2002–Mar 2003
4-Month
12.57"
(319.28mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1903
Nov 2002–Mar 2003
5-Month
15.93"
(404.62mm)
15.45"
(392.43mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1951
Oct 2002–Mar 2003
6-Month
20.99"
(533.15mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2008
Sep 2002–Mar 2003
7-Month
25.32"
(643.13mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 2002–Mar 2003
8-Month
27.99"
(710.95mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jul 2002–Mar 2003
9-Month
30.30"
(769.62mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 2002–Mar 2003
10-Month
35.15"
(892.81mm)
34.40"
(873.76mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
May 2002–Mar 2003
11-Month
40.83"
(1,037.08mm)
38.31"
(973.07mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1907
Apr 2002–Mar 2003
12-Month
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
41.93"
(1,065.02mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Oct 2001–Mar 2003
18-Month
59.19"
(1,503.43mm)
60.56"
(1,538.22mm)
-1.37"
(-34.79mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Apr 2001–Mar 2003
24-Month
79.20"
(2,011.68mm)
83.86"
(2,130.04mm)
-4.66"
(-118.36mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Apr 2000–Mar 2003
36-Month
119.35"
(3,031.49mm)
125.85"
(3,196.59mm)
-6.50"
(-165.10mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Apr 1999–Mar 2003
48-Month
157.97"
(4,012.44mm)
167.87"
(4,263.90mm)
-9.90"
(-251.46mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Apr 1998–Mar 2003
60-Month
197.94"
(5,027.68mm)
209.74"
(5,327.40mm)
-11.80"
(-299.72mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/