Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1903
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1984
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-3.14"
(-79.75mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1903
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2011
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
8.82"
(224.03mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1895 1915
89th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Ties: 1927, 2006
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
13.83"
(351.28mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1895 1941
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
15.71"
(399.03mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1895 1941
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
19.57"
(497.08mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
78th Driest Driest to Date 1941
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
23.80"
(604.52mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
88th Driest Driest to Date 1905
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Ties: 1937
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
25.74"
(653.80mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
68th Driest Driest to Date 1905
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
28.27"
(718.06mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
52nd Driest Driest to Date 1965
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
32.62"
(828.55mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
60th Driest Driest to Date 1965
65th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Ties: 1975
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
35.65"
(905.51mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
50th Driest Driest to Date 1965
75th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011, 2019
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
38.47"
(977.14mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1965
87th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Ties: 2002

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/