Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, October 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1997
1-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1994 1963
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1976
Sep–Oct 1997
2-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1994 1963
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Aug–Oct 1997
3-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1992 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jul–Oct 1997
4-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1923
Jun–Oct 1997
5-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
May–Oct 1997
6-Month
20.26"
(514.60mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Apr–Oct 1997
7-Month
22.06"
(560.32mm)
26.55"
(674.37mm)
-4.49"
(-114.05mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1991 1963
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Mar–Oct 1997
8-Month
26.25"
(666.75mm)
30.04"
(763.02mm)
-3.79"
(-96.27mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Feb–Oct 1997
9-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
32.64"
(829.06mm)
-4.34"
(-110.24mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1995 1963
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Ties: 1968
Jan–Oct 1997
10-Month
30.63"
(778.00mm)
35.69"
(906.53mm)
-5.06"
(-128.53mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1991 1963
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Dec 1996–Oct 1997
11-Month
35.80"
(909.32mm)
38.79"
(985.27mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1995 1963
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Ties: 1909
Nov 1996–Oct 1997
12-Month
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1995 1963
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
May 1996–Oct 1997
18-Month
70.65"
(1,794.51mm)
64.86"
(1,647.44mm)
5.79"
(147.07mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1963
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Nov 1995–Oct 1997
24-Month
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 1964
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Nov 1994–Oct 1997
36-Month
131.60"
(3,342.64mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1993 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Nov 1993–Oct 1997
48-Month
180.69"
(4,589.53mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
12.78"
(324.62mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2021
Nov 1992–Oct 1997
60-Month
226.75"
(5,759.45mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
16.86"
(428.24mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 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/