Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
1.33"
(33.79mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1900 1903
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
3.44"
(87.37mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1903
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
14.91"
(378.71mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
4.34"
(110.23mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1900 1915
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
2.77"
(70.35mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
18.54"
(470.92mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
20.79"
(528.07mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1899 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1984
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
26.01"
(660.65mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1900 1905
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Ties: 1937
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
29.40"
(746.76mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1900 1925
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
31.96"
(811.78mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
35.14"
(892.56mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
39.16"
(994.66mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Ties: 1920
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
42.58"
(1,081.53mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Ties: 2013
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
63.95"
(1,624.33mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
82.95"
(2,106.93mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
126.71"
(3,218.43mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1898 1967
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2007
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
172.76"
(4,388.10mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1900 1967
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
213.87"
(5,432.30mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
3.86"
(98.05mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1900 1967
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/