Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, October 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1985
1-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1982 1963
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1976
Ties: 1909
Sep–Oct 1985
2-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1984 1963
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
Aug–Oct 1985
3-Month
9.49"
(241.05mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Jul–Oct 1985
4-Month
14.08"
(357.63mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1983 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1936
Jun–Oct 1985
5-Month
17.61"
(447.29mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1983 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1948
May–Oct 1985
6-Month
22.40"
(568.96mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1983 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Apr–Oct 1985
7-Month
24.01"
(609.85mm)
26.55"
(674.37mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1982 1963
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Mar–Oct 1985
8-Month
27.78"
(705.61mm)
30.04"
(763.02mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Feb–Oct 1985
9-Month
29.84"
(757.94mm)
32.64"
(829.06mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1982 1963
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1934
Jan–Oct 1985
10-Month
31.21"
(792.73mm)
35.69"
(906.53mm)
-4.48"
(-113.80mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Dec 1984–Oct 1985
11-Month
34.49"
(876.05mm)
38.79"
(985.27mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Nov 1984–Oct 1985
12-Month
38.08"
(967.23mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1982 1963
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
May 1984–Oct 1985
18-Month
63.97"
(1,624.84mm)
64.86"
(1,647.44mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1983 1963
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Nov 1983–Oct 1985
24-Month
87.77"
(2,229.36mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1983 1964
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Nov 1982–Oct 1985
36-Month
130.24"
(3,308.10mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Nov 1981–Oct 1985
48-Month
166.66"
(4,233.16mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2021
Nov 1980–Oct 1985
60-Month
206.79"
(5,252.47mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/