Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1896 1903
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Ties: 1924
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
7.83"
(198.88mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1896 1903
40th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Ties: 1972, 1998
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
11.29"
(286.77mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1915
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1895 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
16.73"
(424.94mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
18.04"
(458.22mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1984
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
21.55"
(547.37mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1905
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1984
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
24.64"
(625.86mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1925
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1984
Ties: 1967
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
29.83"
(757.68mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
32.55"
(826.77mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
87th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
37.52"
(953.01mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
77th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1961
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
41.11"
(1,044.19mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
79th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
60.36"
(1,533.14mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
44th Driest Driest to Date 1965
80th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
79.31"
(2,014.47mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1966
100th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/