Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1936 1903
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Ties: 1899
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-1.22"
(-30.98mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1935 1903
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1915
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Ties: 1980
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
14.19"
(360.43mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
16.72"
(424.69mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
19.92"
(505.97mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1935 1905
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Ties: 1897
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
24.66"
(626.36mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1935 1905
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
27.24"
(691.90mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
32.11"
(815.59mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
35.18"
(893.57mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011, 2019
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
40.38"
(1,025.65mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2011
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
61.20"
(1,554.48mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2012
Ties: 1902
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
80.60"
(2,047.24mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1936 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1957
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
123.89"
(3,146.81mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1978
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
159.67"
(4,055.62mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2007
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
194.35"
(4,936.49mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
-6.76"
(-171.70mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1935 1967
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/