Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, December 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2008
1-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2007 1955
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1990
Nov–Dec 2008
2-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2006 1917
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1972
Oct–Dec 2008
3-Month
10.58"
(268.73mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2004 1924
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1927
Sep–Dec 2008
4-Month
14.74"
(374.40mm)
13.04"
(331.22mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2001 1908
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2018
Ties: 1999
Aug–Dec 2008
5-Month
17.34"
(440.44mm)
16.91"
(429.51mm)
0.43"
(10.93mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2018
Jul–Dec 2008
6-Month
21.77"
(552.96mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2018
Jun–Dec 2008
7-Month
25.89"
(657.61mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2005 1930
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2018
May–Dec 2008
8-Month
30.07"
(763.78mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2007 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
Apr–Dec 2008
9-Month
33.20"
(843.28mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1930
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2018
Mar–Dec 2008
10-Month
38.58"
(979.93mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2011
Feb–Dec 2008
11-Month
43.79"
(1,112.27mm)
38.93"
(988.82mm)
4.86"
(123.45mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2007 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2018
Jan–Dec 2008
12-Month
45.82"
(1,163.83mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2007 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
Jul 2007–Dec 2008
18-Month
69.93"
(1,776.22mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
6.84"
(173.73mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2007 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
Jan 2007–Dec 2008
24-Month
89.94"
(2,284.48mm)
83.92"
(2,131.57mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2018
Jan 2006–Dec 2008
36-Month
137.51"
(3,492.75mm)
125.86"
(3,196.84mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2004
Jan 2005–Dec 2008
48-Month
180.48"
(4,584.19mm)
167.85"
(4,263.39mm)
12.63"
(320.80mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2006
Jan 2004–Dec 2008
60-Month
234.38"
(5,953.25mm)
209.87"
(5,330.70mm)
24.51"
(622.55mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/