Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, August 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1950
1-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1955
Jul–Aug 1950
2-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Jun–Aug 1950
3-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1949 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
May–Aug 1950
4-Month
15.79"
(401.07mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1949 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Apr–Aug 1950
5-Month
18.48"
(469.39mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1949 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Mar–Aug 1950
6-Month
22.97"
(583.44mm)
23.29"
(591.57mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1949 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Feb–Aug 1950
7-Month
26.84"
(681.74mm)
25.89"
(657.61mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1949 1995
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Jan–Aug 1950
8-Month
31.30"
(795.02mm)
28.94"
(735.08mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1949 1963
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Dec 1949–Aug 1950
9-Month
34.65"
(880.11mm)
32.03"
(813.56mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Nov 1949–Aug 1950
10-Month
36.46"
(926.08mm)
35.24"
(895.10mm)
1.22"
(30.98mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1949 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Oct 1949–Aug 1950
11-Month
38.63"
(981.20mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1944 1925
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Sep 1949–Aug 1950
12-Month
41.76"
(1,060.70mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1965
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Mar 1949–Aug 1950
18-Month
62.11"
(1,577.59mm)
65.21"
(1,656.33mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Sep 1948–Aug 1950
24-Month
82.46"
(2,094.48mm)
83.89"
(2,130.81mm)
-1.43"
(-36.33mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Sep 1947–Aug 1950
36-Month
124.58"
(3,164.33mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Sep 1946–Aug 1950
48-Month
166.98"
(4,241.29mm)
167.87"
(4,263.90mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Sep 1945–Aug 1950
60-Month
213.95"
(5,434.33mm)
209.80"
(5,328.92mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/