Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1955
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
16.73"
(424.94mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
20.92"
(531.37mm)
23.29"
(591.57mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
22.97"
(583.44mm)
25.89"
(657.61mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1995 1995
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
25.30"
(642.62mm)
28.94"
(735.08mm)
-3.64"
(-92.46mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1995 1963
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1923
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
30.47"
(773.94mm)
32.03"
(813.56mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1897
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
34.46"
(875.28mm)
35.24"
(895.10mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
39.17"
(994.92mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1995 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
46.37"
(1,177.80mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
73.35"
(1,863.09mm)
65.21"
(1,656.33mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
96.91"
(2,461.51mm)
83.89"
(2,130.81mm)
13.02"
(330.70mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
130.63"
(3,318.00mm)
125.89"
(3,197.61mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
184.60"
(4,688.84mm)
167.87"
(4,263.90mm)
16.73"
(424.94mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
227.61"
(5,781.29mm)
209.80"
(5,328.92mm)
17.81"
(452.37mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 9, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/