Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1896 1903
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1984
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1896 1903
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
10.23"
(259.84mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1896 1915
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
13.83"
(351.28mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1895 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Ties: 1958
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
22.45"
(570.23mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
27.87"
(707.90mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1897 1905
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
29.29"
(743.97mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Ties: 1936
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
31.53"
(800.86mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
50th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
35.15"
(892.81mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
50th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
42.21"
(1,072.13mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
4.04"
(102.61mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1951
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
46.05"
(1,169.67mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
64.09"
(1,627.89mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
2.33"
(59.19mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
87.16"
(2,213.86mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
125.36"
(3,184.14mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
47th Driest Driest to Date 1967
76th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/