Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1897 1903
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
7.32"
(185.93mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1897 1903
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
9.64"
(244.86mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1896 1915
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
12.62"
(320.55mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Ties: 1944
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
16.98"
(431.29mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
34th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
21.04"
(534.42mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
26.19"
(665.23mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1897 1905
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
27.28"
(692.91mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1897 1905
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
29.50"
(749.30mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
58th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
32.64"
(829.06mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
63rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
39.76"
(1,009.90mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011, 2019
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
60.04"
(1,525.02mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
81.69"
(2,074.93mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
120.16"
(3,052.06mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
49th Driest Driest to Date 1966
74th Wettest Wettest to Date 1978

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/