Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1903
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
9.53"
(242.06mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1946 1903
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Ties: 1953
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
12.45"
(316.23mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1915
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Ties: 1913
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
18.23"
(463.04mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1979
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
23.57"
(598.68mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1946 1905
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
26.79"
(680.47mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Ties: 1946
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
34.76"
(882.90mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
38.48"
(977.39mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
42.52"
(1,080.01mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1918
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
60.50"
(1,536.70mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
88.00"
(2,235.20mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
132.18"
(3,357.37mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2007
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
170.82"
(4,338.83mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
2.76"
(70.11mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2007
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
216.16"
(5,490.46mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 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/