Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
3.96"
(100.58mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1997 1903
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
7.83"
(198.88mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1997 1903
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Ties: 1897, 1972
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1997 1915
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
20.52"
(521.21mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1979
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
23.41"
(594.61mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
3.67"
(93.21mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
28.48"
(723.39mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1905
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
30.37"
(771.40mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1925
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
33.61"
(853.69mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
38.22"
(970.79mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
41.61"
(1,056.89mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
3.44"
(87.37mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
44.57"
(1,132.08mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
66.06"
(1,677.92mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
94.13"
(2,390.90mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
10.12"
(257.05mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
140.80"
(3,576.32mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
14.78"
(375.41mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
179.69"
(4,564.13mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
11.63"
(295.41mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2007
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
225.09"
(5,717.29mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
15.08"
(383.04mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2008

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/