Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, January 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2020
1-Month
3.03"
(76.96mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2016 1981
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1978
Dec 2019–Jan 2020
2-Month
6.75"
(171.45mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1978
Nov 2019–Jan 2020
3-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1978
Oct 2019–Jan 2020
4-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1978
Sep 2019–Jan 2020
5-Month
16.95"
(430.53mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 2008
Aug 2019–Jan 2020
6-Month
20.66"
(524.76mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–Jan 2020
7-Month
26.24"
(666.50mm)
24.16"
(613.66mm)
2.08"
(52.84mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2019–Jan 2020
8-Month
32.06"
(814.32mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2019–Jan 2020
9-Month
38.59"
(980.19mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Apr 2019–Jan 2020
10-Month
43.12"
(1,095.25mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Mar 2019–Jan 2020
11-Month
46.09"
(1,170.69mm)
39.33"
(998.98mm)
6.76"
(171.71mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Feb 2019–Jan 2020
12-Month
49.54"
(1,258.32mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2018–Jan 2020
18-Month
83.55"
(2,122.17mm)
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
21.68"
(550.67mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2005
Feb 2018–Jan 2020
24-Month
114.57"
(2,910.08mm)
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
30.67"
(779.02mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2017–Jan 2020
36-Month
160.64"
(4,080.26mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
34.75"
(882.65mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2016–Jan 2020
48-Month
201.07"
(5,107.18mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
33.16"
(842.27mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2015–Jan 2020
60-Month
244.12"
(6,200.65mm)
209.81"
(5,329.17mm)
34.31"
(871.48mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/