Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1917
1-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1915 1903
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Ties: 2018
Apr–May 1917
2-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1903
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Mar–May 1917
3-Month
9.62"
(244.35mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1915 1915
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Ties: 1899
Feb–May 1917
4-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Ties: 1962
Jan–May 1917
5-Month
14.92"
(378.97mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1979
Ties: 1977
Dec 1916–May 1917
6-Month
18.33"
(465.58mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Nov 1916–May 1917
7-Month
21.12"
(536.45mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1905
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Oct 1916–May 1917
8-Month
23.38"
(593.85mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1915 1925
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Sep 1916–May 1917
9-Month
27.41"
(696.21mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Aug 1916–May 1917
10-Month
29.88"
(758.95mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
-4.31"
(-109.48mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jul 1916–May 1917
11-Month
34.22"
(869.19mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1916–May 1917
12-Month
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Dec 1915–May 1917
18-Month
60.18"
(1,528.57mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1915–May 1917
24-Month
83.58"
(2,122.93mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1916 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1914–May 1917
36-Month
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
-7.33"
(-186.18mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1916 1967
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2007
Jun 1913–May 1917
48-Month
157.25"
(3,994.15mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
-10.81"
(-274.57mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1912 1967
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2007
Jun 1912–May 1917
60-Month
201.04"
(5,106.42mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
-8.97"
(-227.83mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1915 1967
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 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/