Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
3.88"
(98.55mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2015 1964
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1989
Ties: 1932
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2015 1926
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Ties: 1950
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2013 1926
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
12.41"
(315.21mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
14.80"
(375.92mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Ties: 1905
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
18.90"
(480.06mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
20.96"
(532.38mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1952
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
24.74"
(628.40mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
29.06"
(738.12mm)
29.75"
(755.65mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
31.63"
(803.40mm)
33.62"
(853.95mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
35.96"
(913.38mm)
37.82"
(960.63mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
44.32"
(1,125.73mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
60.86"
(1,545.84mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
83.03"
(2,108.96mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2003 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
128.81"
(3,271.77mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
170.64"
(4,334.26mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
221.46"
(5,625.08mm)
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
11.62"
(295.14mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2004 1967
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/