Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1903
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Ties: 1937
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1941 1903
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
18.32"
(465.33mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
20.73"
(526.54mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
24.55"
(623.57mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
26.83"
(681.48mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
29.72"
(754.89mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Ties: 1944
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
34.48"
(875.79mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011, 2019
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
37.52"
(953.01mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
-7.37"
(-187.20mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2012
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
70.80"
(1,798.32mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
-9.67"
(-245.62mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2012
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
107.69"
(2,735.33mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
-13.01"
(-330.45mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1911 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1978
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
149.60"
(3,799.84mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
-11.35"
(-288.29mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1967
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2007
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
189.98"
(4,825.49mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
-11.13"
(-282.70mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1935 1967
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 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/