Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, April 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1997
1-Month
1.80"
(45.72mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1989 1946
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Mar–Apr 1997
2-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1995 1915
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Feb–Apr 1997
3-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
9.73"
(247.14mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan–Apr 1997
4-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Dec 1996–Apr 1997
5-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Nov 1996–Apr 1997
6-Month
19.53"
(496.06mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1952
Oct 1996–Apr 1997
7-Month
24.24"
(615.70mm)
22.26"
(565.40mm)
1.98"
(50.30mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1925
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Ties: 1956
Sep 1996–Apr 1997
8-Month
31.44"
(798.58mm)
25.83"
(656.08mm)
5.61"
(142.50mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Aug 1996–Apr 1997
9-Month
34.36"
(872.74mm)
29.69"
(754.13mm)
4.67"
(118.61mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Jul 1996–Apr 1997
10-Month
40.28"
(1,023.11mm)
33.89"
(860.81mm)
6.39"
(162.30mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Jun 1996–Apr 1997
11-Month
45.85"
(1,164.59mm)
38.05"
(966.47mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1996–Apr 1997
12-Month
50.39"
(1,279.91mm)
41.95"
(1,065.53mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Nov 1995–Apr 1997
18-Month
73.21"
(1,859.53mm)
61.03"
(1,550.16mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1995–Apr 1997
24-Month
94.63"
(2,403.60mm)
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2020
May 1994–Apr 1997
36-Month
135.49"
(3,441.45mm)
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
9.56"
(242.83mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
May 1993–Apr 1997
48-Month
181.52"
(4,610.61mm)
167.93"
(4,265.42mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
May 1992–Apr 1997
60-Month
229.12"
(5,819.65mm)
209.83"
(5,329.68mm)
19.29"
(489.97mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2022

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/