Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1917
1-Month
4.03"
(102.36mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1915 1903
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Ties: 1960
Apr–May 1917
2-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1915 1903
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Ties: 2005
Mar–May 1917
3-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1915 1915
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Feb–May 1917
4-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Jan–May 1917
5-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Dec 1916–May 1917
6-Month
17.08"
(433.83mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Nov 1916–May 1917
7-Month
20.16"
(512.06mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-1.78"
(-45.22mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1915 1905
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Oct 1916–May 1917
8-Month
22.49"
(571.25mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1915 1905
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Sep 1916–May 1917
9-Month
26.52"
(673.61mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Aug 1916–May 1917
10-Month
28.79"
(731.27mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-3.94"
(-100.07mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Jul 1916–May 1917
11-Month
31.99"
(812.55mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
-4.54"
(-115.31mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011, 2019
Jun 1916–May 1917
12-Month
36.79"
(934.47mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Dec 1915–May 1917
18-Month
57.99"
(1,472.95mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2012
Jun 1915–May 1917
24-Month
82.28"
(2,089.91mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1916 1965
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2012
Jun 1914–May 1917
36-Month
115.55"
(2,934.97mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1916 1966
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1978
Jun 1913–May 1917
48-Month
152.20"
(3,865.88mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
-8.75"
(-222.25mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1913 1967
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2007
Jun 1912–May 1917
60-Month
194.15"
(4,931.41mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
-6.96"
(-176.78mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1967
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2008

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/