Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, August 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1962
1-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1955
Jul–Aug 1962
2-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Ties: 1972
Jun–Aug 1962
3-Month
8.78"
(223.01mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
May–Aug 1962
4-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
-5.18"
(-131.57mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Apr–Aug 1962
5-Month
14.86"
(377.44mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-4.93"
(-125.23mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1930 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Mar–Aug 1962
6-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
23.29"
(591.57mm)
-5.53"
(-140.47mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1930 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Feb–Aug 1962
7-Month
21.31"
(541.27mm)
25.89"
(657.61mm)
-4.58"
(-116.34mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1957 1995
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Jan–Aug 1962
8-Month
24.11"
(612.39mm)
28.94"
(735.08mm)
-4.83"
(-122.69mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1957 1963
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Dec 1961–Aug 1962
9-Month
26.61"
(675.89mm)
32.03"
(813.56mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1930 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Nov 1961–Aug 1962
10-Month
30.13"
(765.30mm)
35.24"
(895.10mm)
-5.11"
(-129.80mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Oct 1961–Aug 1962
11-Month
32.22"
(818.39mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
-6.20"
(-157.48mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 1925
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Sep 1961–Aug 1962
12-Month
34.12"
(866.65mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-7.86"
(-199.64mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1923 1965
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Mar 1961–Aug 1962
18-Month
59.31"
(1,506.47mm)
65.21"
(1,656.33mm)
-5.90"
(-149.86mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Sep 1960–Aug 1962
24-Month
75.18"
(1,909.57mm)
83.89"
(2,130.81mm)
-8.71"
(-221.24mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Sep 1959–Aug 1962
36-Month
120.03"
(3,048.76mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
-5.86"
(-148.85mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Sep 1958–Aug 1962
48-Month
158.52"
(4,026.41mm)
167.87"
(4,263.90mm)
-9.35"
(-237.49mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020
Sep 1957–Aug 1962
60-Month
204.16"
(5,185.66mm)
209.80"
(5,328.92mm)
-5.64"
(-143.26mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/