Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1980 1903
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1980 1903
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Ties: 1914
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 1915
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1980 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
14.58"
(370.33mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1980 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
16.28"
(413.51mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
-3.46"
(-87.89mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1980 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Ties: 1995
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
19.70"
(500.38mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
23.46"
(595.88mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1966 1925
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
26.63"
(676.40mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
29.61"
(752.09mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
-4.58"
(-116.34mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
33.80"
(858.52mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
37.49"
(952.25mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
-4.54"
(-115.31mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
53.58"
(1,360.93mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
-8.18"
(-207.77mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
77.66"
(1,972.56mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
-6.35"
(-161.29mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
123.21"
(3,129.53mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
174.23"
(4,425.44mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
216.92"
(5,509.77mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
6.91"
(175.52mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/