Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1944 1903
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1903
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
11.17"
(283.72mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
14.86"
(377.44mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
19.28"
(489.71mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
23.83"
(605.28mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1948 1905
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1984
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
26.78"
(680.21mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1948 1905
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
27.97"
(710.44mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1948 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
31.25"
(793.75mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1948 1965
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
34.78"
(883.41mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011, 2019
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
39.10"
(993.14mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
58.64"
(1,489.46mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2012
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
80.54"
(2,045.72mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2012
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
125.08"
(3,177.03mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1978
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
169.96"
(4,316.98mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
9.01"
(228.85mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2007
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
212.22"
(5,390.39mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
11.11"
(282.20mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
29th 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 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/