Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, August 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1961
1-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1955
Ties: 2019
Jul–Aug 1961
2-Month
8.54"
(216.92mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Jun–Aug 1961
3-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
May–Aug 1961
4-Month
15.77"
(400.56mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2018
Apr–Aug 1961
5-Month
21.36"
(542.54mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Mar–Aug 1961
6-Month
25.19"
(639.83mm)
23.29"
(591.57mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Feb–Aug 1961
7-Month
28.69"
(728.73mm)
25.89"
(657.61mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1995
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2018
Jan–Aug 1961
8-Month
30.85"
(783.59mm)
28.94"
(735.08mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1960 1963
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Dec 1960–Aug 1961
9-Month
32.61"
(828.29mm)
32.03"
(813.56mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2018
Nov 1960–Aug 1961
10-Month
34.61"
(879.09mm)
35.24"
(895.10mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Oct 1960–Aug 1961
11-Month
36.20"
(919.48mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Sep 1960–Aug 1961
12-Month
41.06"
(1,042.92mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Mar 1960–Aug 1961
18-Month
64.07"
(1,627.38mm)
65.21"
(1,656.33mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Sep 1959–Aug 1961
24-Month
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
83.89"
(2,130.81mm)
2.02"
(51.30mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Sep 1958–Aug 1961
36-Month
124.40"
(3,159.76mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Sep 1957–Aug 1961
48-Month
170.04"
(4,319.02mm)
167.87"
(4,263.90mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Sep 1956–Aug 1961
60-Month
206.11"
(5,235.19mm)
209.80"
(5,328.92mm)
-3.69"
(-93.73mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/