Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, October 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1953
1-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1952 1963
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1976
Sep–Oct 1953
2-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1951 1963
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Aug–Oct 1953
3-Month
7.17"
(182.12mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1951 1930
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Jul–Oct 1953
4-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
-4.14"
(-105.15mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jun–Oct 1953
5-Month
13.44"
(341.38mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
-5.54"
(-140.71mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Ties: 1909
May–Oct 1953
6-Month
20.51"
(520.95mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1951 1930
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Apr–Oct 1953
7-Month
24.45"
(621.03mm)
26.55"
(674.37mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1951 1963
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Mar–Oct 1953
8-Month
28.95"
(735.33mm)
30.04"
(763.02mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Feb–Oct 1953
9-Month
31.07"
(789.18mm)
32.64"
(829.06mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1949 1963
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Jan–Oct 1953
10-Month
35.27"
(895.86mm)
35.69"
(906.53mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1951 1963
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Dec 1952–Oct 1953
11-Month
38.52"
(978.41mm)
38.79"
(985.27mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1951 1963
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Nov 1952–Oct 1953
12-Month
42.97"
(1,091.44mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1949 1963
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
May 1952–Oct 1953
18-Month
64.58"
(1,640.33mm)
64.86"
(1,647.44mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1950 1963
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Nov 1951–Oct 1953
24-Month
90.90"
(2,308.86mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1951 1964
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Nov 1950–Oct 1953
36-Month
135.95"
(3,453.13mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
10.03"
(254.76mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Nov 1949–Oct 1953
48-Month
179.17"
(4,550.92mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
11.26"
(286.01mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2021
Nov 1948–Oct 1953
60-Month
220.40"
(5,598.16mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
10.51"
(266.95mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/