Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1896 1903
40th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Ties: 1906
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
7.27"
(184.66mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1896 1903
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1915
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
12.51"
(317.75mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1895 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
15.04"
(382.02mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
16.47"
(418.34mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1941
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
19.92"
(505.97mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1905
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1984
Ties: 1938
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
22.52"
(572.01mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1905
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
27.46"
(697.48mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1965
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
30.22"
(767.59mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 1965
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
34.73"
(882.14mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
39th Driest Driest to Date 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011, 2019
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
38.12"
(968.25mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
36th Driest Driest to Date 1965
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
57.69"
(1,465.33mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
49th Driest Driest to Date 1965
75th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
76.59"
(1,945.39mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1965
101st Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/