Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2014 1955
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1990
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2001 1917
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1972
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
9.42"
(239.27mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2014 1924
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1927
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
12.97"
(329.44mm)
13.04"
(331.22mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2014 1908
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
17.06"
(433.32mm)
16.91"
(429.51mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2018
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
20.85"
(529.59mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
24.20"
(614.68mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
28.08"
(713.23mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2005 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
30.71"
(780.03mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
-2.13"
(-54.11mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
32.67"
(829.82mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
36.61"
(929.89mm)
38.93"
(988.82mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
39.00"
(990.60mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-2.98"
(-75.69mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
60.16"
(1,528.06mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
-2.93"
(-74.43mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
82.10"
(2,085.34mm)
83.92"
(2,131.57mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
124.53"
(3,163.06mm)
125.86"
(3,196.84mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2004
Jan 2013–Dec 2016
48-Month
166.35"
(4,225.29mm)
167.85"
(4,263.39mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
209.84"
(5,329.94mm)
209.87"
(5,330.70mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/