Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1921
1-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1920 1903
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1984
Ties: 1995
Apr–May 1921
2-Month
5.51"
(139.95mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1920 1903
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2011
Ties: 1920
Mar–May 1921
3-Month
9.15"
(232.41mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1920 1915
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2011
Feb–May 1921
4-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1920 1941
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2011
Jan–May 1921
5-Month
13.35"
(339.09mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2011
Dec 1920–May 1921
6-Month
17.72"
(450.09mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1920 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2011
Nov 1920–May 1921
7-Month
21.94"
(557.28mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1920 1905
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Ties: 1956
Oct 1920–May 1921
8-Month
24.33"
(617.98mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1920 1905
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2011
Sep 1920–May 1921
9-Month
28.64"
(727.46mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1920 1965
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2011
Aug 1920–May 1921
10-Month
32.50"
(825.50mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1920 1965
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2011
Jul 1920–May 1921
11-Month
37.62"
(955.55mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1920 1965
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011, 2019
Jun 1920–May 1921
12-Month
40.90"
(1,038.86mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1920 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2011
Dec 1919–May 1921
18-Month
56.51"
(1,435.35mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2012
Jun 1919–May 1921
24-Month
78.84"
(2,002.54mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1918 1965
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2012
Jun 1918–May 1921
36-Month
120.10"
(3,050.54mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1919 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1978
Jun 1917–May 1921
48-Month
161.54"
(4,103.12mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1920 1967
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2007
Jun 1916–May 1921
60-Month
198.33"
(5,037.58mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1919 1967
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/