Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1903
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1984
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2001 1903
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Ties: 1970
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2001 1915
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1979
Ties: 1949
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
23.83"
(605.28mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2002 1905
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Ties: 1900
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
28.28"
(718.31mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
32.67"
(829.82mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
35.05"
(890.27mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
37.60"
(955.04mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Ties: 1904
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
42.51"
(1,079.75mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
62.13"
(1,578.10mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
80.21"
(2,037.33mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
118.98"
(3,022.09mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
-7.04"
(-178.82mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2007
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
164.21"
(4,170.93mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2007
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
204.10"
(5,184.14mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
-5.91"
(-150.11mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1989 1967
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 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/