Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, April 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2017
1-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2016 1946
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Mar–Apr 2017
2-Month
8.30"
(210.82mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2016 1915
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Feb–Apr 2017
3-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
9.73"
(247.14mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jan–Apr 2017
4-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Dec 2016–Apr 2017
5-Month
17.94"
(455.68mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Nov 2016–Apr 2017
6-Month
19.43"
(493.52mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1952
Oct 2016–Apr 2017
7-Month
23.74"
(603.00mm)
22.26"
(565.40mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1925
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Sep 2016–Apr 2017
8-Month
27.29"
(693.17mm)
25.83"
(656.08mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Aug 2016–Apr 2017
9-Month
31.38"
(797.05mm)
29.69"
(754.13mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jul 2016–Apr 2017
10-Month
35.17"
(893.32mm)
33.89"
(860.81mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jun 2016–Apr 2017
11-Month
38.52"
(978.41mm)
38.05"
(966.47mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
May 2016–Apr 2017
12-Month
42.40"
(1,076.96mm)
41.95"
(1,065.53mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Nov 2015–Apr 2017
18-Month
59.48"
(1,510.79mm)
61.03"
(1,550.16mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
May 2015–Apr 2017
24-Month
85.41"
(2,169.41mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
May 2014–Apr 2017
36-Month
126.84"
(3,221.74mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2003 1967
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2020
May 2013–Apr 2017
48-Month
170.56"
(4,332.22mm)
167.93"
(4,265.42mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2020
Ties: 1916
May 2012–Apr 2017
60-Month
214.26"
(5,442.20mm)
209.83"
(5,329.68mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2004 1967
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/