Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1900 1903
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Ties: 1908, 1973
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
3.36"
(85.35mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1900 1903
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
13.66"
(346.96mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
3.69"
(93.72mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1900 1915
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
14.92"
(378.97mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
17.07"
(433.58mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
19.58"
(497.33mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
25.54"
(648.72mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1900 1905
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
28.65"
(727.71mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1900 1905
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
31.12"
(790.45mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
40th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
34.70"
(881.38mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2011
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
38.88"
(987.55mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011, 2019
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
41.80"
(1,061.72mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2011
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
60.96"
(1,548.38mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2012
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
78.12"
(1,984.25mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2012
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
120.27"
(3,054.86mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1978
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
163.84"
(4,161.54mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1900 1967
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
201.96"
(5,129.78mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1900 1967
67th Wettest Wettest to Date 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/