Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, March 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2020
1-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2019 1910
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1936
Feb–Mar 2020
2-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2008
Jan–Mar 2020
3-Month
10.63"
(270.00mm)
9.14"
(232.16mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1936
Dec 2019–Mar 2020
4-Month
14.35"
(364.49mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2018 1969
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1903
Nov 2019–Mar 2020
5-Month
16.81"
(426.97mm)
15.45"
(392.43mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1951
Oct 2019–Mar 2020
6-Month
22.42"
(569.47mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2008
Sep 2019–Mar 2020
7-Month
24.55"
(623.57mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2019–Mar 2020
8-Month
28.26"
(717.80mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1946
Jul 2019–Mar 2020
9-Month
33.84"
(859.54mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2019–Mar 2020
10-Month
39.66"
(1,007.36mm)
34.40"
(873.76mm)
5.26"
(133.60mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2019–Mar 2020
11-Month
46.19"
(1,173.23mm)
38.31"
(973.07mm)
7.88"
(200.16mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Apr 2019–Mar 2020
12-Month
50.72"
(1,288.29mm)
41.93"
(1,065.02mm)
8.79"
(223.27mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Oct 2018–Mar 2020
18-Month
76.01"
(1,930.65mm)
60.56"
(1,538.22mm)
15.45"
(392.43mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Apr 2018–Mar 2020
24-Month
113.65"
(2,886.71mm)
83.86"
(2,130.04mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2017–Mar 2020
36-Month
162.06"
(4,116.32mm)
125.85"
(3,196.59mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2016–Mar 2020
48-Month
202.77"
(5,150.36mm)
167.87"
(4,263.90mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2015–Mar 2020
60-Month
247.01"
(6,274.05mm)
209.74"
(5,327.40mm)
37.27"
(946.65mm)
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 July 2020, retrieved on July 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/