Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1995 1903
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Ties: 1913
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1995 1903
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
10.39"
(263.91mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1995 1915
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
15.80"
(401.32mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1979
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
21.49"
(545.85mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
25.06"
(636.52mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
29.97"
(761.24mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 1925
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
35.75"
(908.05mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
38.31"
(973.07mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
4.12"
(104.64mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
49.56"
(1,258.82mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
72.75"
(1,847.85mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
96.23"
(2,444.24mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
135.12"
(3,432.05mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
9.10"
(231.14mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2007
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
180.52"
(4,585.21mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
12.46"
(316.49mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2007
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
225.37"
(5,724.40mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
15.36"
(390.15mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
20th 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 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/