Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1944 1903
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.33"
(8.39mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1944 1903
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
11.63"
(295.40mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
20.78"
(527.81mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1944 1905
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
25.88"
(657.35mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1944 1905
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
32.49"
(825.25mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
3.46"
(87.89mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
35.04"
(890.02mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
40.84"
(1,037.34mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
4.31"
(109.48mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
44.88"
(1,139.95mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
4.61"
(117.09mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
67.03"
(1,702.56mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Ties: 2004
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
87.14"
(2,213.36mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2012
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
124.50"
(3,162.30mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1978
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
170.02"
(4,318.51mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
9.07"
(230.38mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2007
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
207.54"
(5,271.52mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
6.43"
(163.33mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/