Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1939 1903
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1903
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
8.42"
(213.87mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
-2.36"
(-59.95mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Ties: 1966
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
14.41"
(366.01mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
19.14"
(486.16mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Ties: 1925
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
22.90"
(581.66mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1957 1925
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
27.09"
(688.09mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
-3.27"
(-83.05mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
31.20"
(792.48mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
36.64"
(930.66mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
40.28"
(1,023.11mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
64.22"
(1,631.19mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
82.08"
(2,084.83mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
120.03"
(3,048.76mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
-5.99"
(-152.15mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1943 1967
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2007
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
164.70"
(4,183.38mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1950 1967
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2007
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
208.21"
(5,288.53mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1958 1967
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/