Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1980 1903
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1986 1903
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
9.77"
(248.16mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1915
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
10.48"
(266.19mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1965 1941
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1979
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
18.08"
(459.23mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
22.71"
(576.83mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1985 1905
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
25.54"
(648.72mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1985 1925
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
28.58"
(725.93mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
33.01"
(838.45mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
38.25"
(971.55mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
42.82"
(1,087.63mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
60.17"
(1,528.32mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
84.89"
(2,156.21mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
121.35"
(3,082.29mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
-4.67"
(-118.62mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2007
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
171.02"
(4,343.91mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2007
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
217.03"
(5,512.56mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
7.02"
(178.31mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2008

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  • 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/