Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, October 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1956
1-Month
2.63"
(66.80mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1953 1963
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976
Sep–Oct 1956
2-Month
6.46"
(164.08mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1953 1963
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Aug–Oct 1956
3-Month
11.89"
(302.01mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1953 1930
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jul–Oct 1956
4-Month
18.01"
(457.45mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jun–Oct 1956
5-Month
22.45"
(570.23mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
May–Oct 1956
6-Month
26.76"
(679.70mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Apr–Oct 1956
7-Month
30.53"
(775.46mm)
26.55"
(674.37mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1955 1963
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Mar–Oct 1956
8-Month
35.04"
(890.02mm)
30.04"
(763.02mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb–Oct 1956
9-Month
39.72"
(1,008.89mm)
32.64"
(829.06mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1963
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–Oct 1956
10-Month
41.42"
(1,052.07mm)
35.69"
(906.53mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1955 1963
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Ties: 2006
Dec 1955–Oct 1956
11-Month
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
38.79"
(985.27mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1955 1963
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Nov 1955–Oct 1956
12-Month
44.81"
(1,138.17mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1955 1963
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
May 1955–Oct 1956
18-Month
70.12"
(1,781.05mm)
64.86"
(1,647.44mm)
5.26"
(133.61mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1955 1963
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Nov 1954–Oct 1956
24-Month
88.44"
(2,246.38mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1955 1964
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Nov 1953–Oct 1956
36-Month
128.97"
(3,275.84mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Nov 1952–Oct 1956
48-Month
171.94"
(4,367.28mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
4.03"
(102.37mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2021
Nov 1951–Oct 1956
60-Month
219.87"
(5,584.70mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
9.98"
(253.49mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 10, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/