Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1933 1981
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1979
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1938 1944
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1934 1961
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1978
Ties: 2000
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1961
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1978
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
17.06"
(433.32mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
21.26"
(540.00mm)
20.23"
(513.84mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
26.36"
(669.54mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1978
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
29.92"
(759.97mm)
27.78"
(705.61mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1978
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
32.88"
(835.15mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1978
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
35.61"
(904.49mm)
34.61"
(879.09mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2012
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
38.07"
(966.98mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1936 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2012
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
41.20"
(1,046.48mm)
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1936 1965
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2012
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
62.03"
(1,575.56mm)
60.42"
(1,534.67mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1984
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
83.02"
(2,108.71mm)
80.44"
(2,043.18mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2012
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
124.70"
(3,167.38mm)
120.67"
(3,065.02mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1978
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
163.55"
(4,154.17mm)
160.93"
(4,087.62mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2012
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
199.20"
(5,059.68mm)
201.08"
(5,107.43mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/