Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1903
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Ties: 1968
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
8.95"
(227.33mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1903
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1978 1915
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1983
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
15.09"
(383.29mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
22.45"
(570.23mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
6.01"
(152.65mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
26.30"
(668.02mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
6.56"
(166.62mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
28.38"
(720.85mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1905
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
31.67"
(804.42mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1984
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
34.31"
(871.47mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
38.35"
(974.09mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
41.69"
(1,058.93mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1913
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
45.55"
(1,156.97mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
68.14"
(1,730.76mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
6.38"
(162.06mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
96.57"
(2,452.88mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
12.56"
(319.03mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
139.26"
(3,537.20mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
13.24"
(336.29mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
189.40"
(4,810.76mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
21.34"
(542.04mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2007
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
231.18"
(5,871.97mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
21.17"
(537.72mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 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/