Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
1.79"
(45.47mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1926 1903
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-1.77"
(-44.95mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1903
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1938 1915
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
11.99"
(304.55mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Ties: 1904
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
17.61"
(447.29mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
20.37"
(517.40mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1938 1905
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
21.66"
(550.16mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
-3.68"
(-93.48mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1934 1905
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
29.05"
(737.87mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
33.25"
(844.55mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
38.35"
(974.09mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2011, 2019
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
41.91"
(1,064.51mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2011
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
58.63"
(1,489.20mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2012
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
82.29"
(2,090.17mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
122.51"
(3,111.75mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1978
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
165.80"
(4,211.32mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2007
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
201.58"
(5,120.13mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/