Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, December 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2003
1-Month
4.17"
(105.92mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2002 1955
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1990
Nov–Dec 2003
2-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2002 1917
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1972
Oct–Dec 2003
3-Month
12.66"
(321.56mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2002 1924
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1927
Sep–Dec 2003
4-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
13.04"
(331.22mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2002 1908
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Aug–Dec 2003
5-Month
25.34"
(643.64mm)
16.91"
(429.51mm)
8.43"
(214.13mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Dec 2003
6-Month
30.98"
(786.89mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
9.88"
(250.95mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Dec 2003
7-Month
37.09"
(942.09mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
May–Dec 2003
8-Month
42.15"
(1,070.61mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
12.96"
(329.18mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Apr–Dec 2003
9-Month
44.81"
(1,138.17mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
11.97"
(304.03mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Mar–Dec 2003
10-Month
47.65"
(1,210.31mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Feb–Dec 2003
11-Month
51.16"
(1,299.46mm)
38.93"
(988.82mm)
12.23"
(310.64mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Dec 2003
12-Month
53.57"
(1,360.68mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul 2002–Dec 2003
18-Month
75.11"
(1,907.79mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
12.02"
(305.30mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan 2002–Dec 2003
24-Month
97.12"
(2,466.85mm)
83.92"
(2,131.57mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Jan 2001–Dec 2003
36-Month
131.48"
(3,339.59mm)
125.86"
(3,196.84mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2004
Ties: 1978
Jan 2000–Dec 2003
48-Month
172.86"
(4,390.64mm)
167.85"
(4,263.39mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2006
Jan 1999–Dec 2003
60-Month
213.98"
(5,435.09mm)
209.87"
(5,330.70mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/