Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1980 1955
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1990
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
4.04"
(102.61mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1984 1917
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1972
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1984 1924
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1927
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
16.02"
(406.91mm)
13.04"
(331.22mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1984 1908
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2018
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
19.82"
(503.43mm)
16.91"
(429.51mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2018
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
24.41"
(620.01mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
27.94"
(709.68mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1994
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
32.73"
(831.34mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
3.54"
(89.91mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
34.34"
(872.24mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
38.11"
(967.99mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
40.17"
(1,020.32mm)
38.93"
(988.82mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
41.54"
(1,055.12mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
63.16"
(1,604.26mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
87.65"
(2,226.31mm)
83.92"
(2,131.57mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
134.37"
(3,413.00mm)
125.86"
(3,196.84mm)
8.51"
(216.16mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
172.71"
(4,386.83mm)
167.85"
(4,263.39mm)
4.86"
(123.44mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
212.92"
(5,408.17mm)
209.87"
(5,330.70mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1984 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 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/