Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, October 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2002
1-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1976
Sep–Oct 2002
2-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Aug–Oct 2002
3-Month
12.06"
(306.32mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Jul–Oct 2002
4-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2018
Jun–Oct 2002
5-Month
19.22"
(488.19mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
May–Oct 2002
6-Month
24.90"
(632.46mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Apr–Oct 2002
7-Month
28.82"
(732.03mm)
26.55"
(674.37mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1970
Mar–Oct 2002
8-Month
32.80"
(833.12mm)
30.04"
(763.02mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Ties: 1979
Feb–Oct 2002
9-Month
34.25"
(869.95mm)
32.64"
(829.06mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan–Oct 2002
10-Month
36.38"
(924.05mm)
35.69"
(906.53mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2018
Dec 2001–Oct 2002
11-Month
39.04"
(991.62mm)
38.79"
(985.27mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2011
Nov 2001–Oct 2002
12-Month
41.11"
(1,044.19mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
May 2001–Oct 2002
18-Month
60.48"
(1,536.19mm)
64.86"
(1,647.44mm)
-4.38"
(-111.25mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Nov 2000–Oct 2002
24-Month
75.80"
(1,925.32mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
-8.14"
(-206.76mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1992 1964
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Nov 1999–Oct 2002
36-Month
117.93"
(2,995.42mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
-7.99"
(-202.95mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Nov 1998–Oct 2002
48-Month
155.89"
(3,959.61mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
-12.02"
(-305.30mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2021
Nov 1997–Oct 2002
60-Month
201.82"
(5,126.23mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
-8.07"
(-204.98mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2001 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2021

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/