Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2001 1964
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1989
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
7.72"
(196.09mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2001 1926
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
10.56"
(268.22mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2001 1926
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
14.07"
(357.38mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
16.48"
(418.59mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
20.29"
(515.37mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
0.48"
(12.20mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2011
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
23.65"
(600.71mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1952
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
28.71"
(729.23mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
2.52"
(64.00mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2011
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
33.04"
(839.22mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
35.71"
(907.03mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
38.02"
(965.71mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Ties: 1929
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
42.87"
(1,088.90mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
62.69"
(1,592.33mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
0.93"
(23.63mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
81.05"
(2,058.67mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
118.05"
(2,998.47mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
-7.88"
(-200.15mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
159.17"
(4,042.92mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
-8.75"
(-222.25mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
195.70"
(4,970.78mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
-14.14"
(-359.16mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/