Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1959 1903
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
8.82"
(224.03mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1903
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
12.11"
(307.59mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1915
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Ties: 1952
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
17.65"
(448.31mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
20.09"
(510.29mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
22.50"
(571.50mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1959 1905
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
25.21"
(640.33mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
30.24"
(768.10mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
33.03"
(838.96mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
37.52"
(953.01mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1897
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
41.32"
(1,049.53mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
62.64"
(1,591.06mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
88.52"
(2,248.41mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
4.51"
(114.56mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
128.80"
(3,271.52mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1959 1967
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2007
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
170.60"
(4,333.24mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1960 1967
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
208.55"
(5,297.17mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1967
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 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/