Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, October 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1940
1-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1938 1963
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976
Ties: 1933
Sep–Oct 1940
2-Month
5.56"
(141.22mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1931 1963
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Aug–Oct 1940
3-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1938 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jul–Oct 1940
4-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1932 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Jun–Oct 1940
5-Month
17.48"
(443.99mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1932 1930
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
May–Oct 1940
6-Month
21.91"
(556.51mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Apr–Oct 1940
7-Month
27.18"
(690.37mm)
26.55"
(674.37mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1939 1963
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Mar–Oct 1940
8-Month
32.06"
(814.32mm)
30.04"
(763.02mm)
2.02"
(51.30mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Ties: 1924
Feb–Oct 1940
9-Month
35.37"
(898.40mm)
32.64"
(829.06mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1939 1963
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Jan–Oct 1940
10-Month
36.76"
(933.70mm)
35.69"
(906.53mm)
1.07"
(27.17mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1939 1963
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1904, 1916
Dec 1939–Oct 1940
11-Month
39.12"
(993.65mm)
38.79"
(985.27mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1939 1963
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Nov 1939–Oct 1940
12-Month
40.14"
(1,019.56mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1963
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
May 1939–Oct 1940
18-Month
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
64.86"
(1,647.44mm)
-5.46"
(-138.68mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1931 1963
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Nov 1938–Oct 1940
24-Month
79.95"
(2,030.73mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
-3.99"
(-101.35mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1939 1964
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Nov 1937–Oct 1940
36-Month
119.45"
(3,034.03mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
-6.47"
(-164.34mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1932 1965
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Nov 1936–Oct 1940
48-Month
168.57"
(4,281.68mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021
Nov 1935–Oct 1940
60-Month
211.80"
(5,379.72mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/