Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1944 1903
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1984
Ties: 1952
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
8.55"
(217.17mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1946 1903
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Ties: 1961
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
12.12"
(307.85mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1946 1915
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
14.50"
(368.30mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
19.54"
(496.32mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
23.79"
(604.27mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1946 1905
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1984
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
25.05"
(636.27mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1944 1905
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
27.88"
(708.15mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
36.46"
(926.08mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011, 2019
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
41.44"
(1,052.58mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Ties: 1918
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
64.73"
(1,644.14mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2012
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
85.98"
(2,183.89mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 2013
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
130.86"
(3,323.84mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
10.16"
(258.06mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1978
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
12.17"
(309.12mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
9.37"
(238.00mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/