Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1939 1903
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
7.74"
(196.60mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.83"
(21.09mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1939 1903
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2011
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
12.20"
(309.88mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1939 1915
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
15.35"
(389.89mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
17.03"
(432.56mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
19.95"
(506.73mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
21.57"
(547.88mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1939 1905
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
25.13"
(638.30mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1939 1905
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
28.29"
(718.57mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
31.15"
(791.21mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Ties: 2010
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
33.74"
(857.00mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011, 2019
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
36.89"
(937.01mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
54.50"
(1,384.30mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2012
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
78.80"
(2,001.52mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2012
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
119.18"
(3,027.17mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1978
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
159.40"
(4,048.76mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
202.69"
(5,148.33mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
1.58"
(40.14mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1939 1967
64th 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 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/