Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, January 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1950
1-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1949 1981
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1979
Ties: 1947
Dec 1949–Jan 1950
2-Month
7.14"
(181.36mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1948 1944
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1978
Nov 1949–Jan 1950
3-Month
9.91"
(251.71mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1948 1961
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1978
Ties: 1941
Oct 1949–Jan 1950
4-Month
11.75"
(298.45mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1948 1961
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1978
Ties: 1900
Sep 1949–Jan 1950
5-Month
15.68"
(398.27mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1978
Aug 1949–Jan 1950
6-Month
19.97"
(507.24mm)
20.23"
(513.84mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1978
Jul 1949–Jan 1950
7-Month
23.41"
(594.61mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1978
Jun 1949–Jan 1950
8-Month
24.89"
(632.21mm)
27.78"
(705.61mm)
-2.89"
(-73.40mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1978
May 1949–Jan 1950
9-Month
28.14"
(714.76mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1942 1965
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1978
Apr 1949–Jan 1950
10-Month
31.66"
(804.16mm)
34.61"
(879.09mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1942 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012
Mar 1949–Jan 1950
11-Month
33.62"
(853.95mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1942 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012
Feb 1949–Jan 1950
12-Month
36.06"
(915.92mm)
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
-4.16"
(-105.67mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1942 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012
Aug 1948–Jan 1950
18-Month
56.14"
(1,425.96mm)
60.42"
(1,534.67mm)
-4.28"
(-108.71mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012
Feb 1948–Jan 1950
24-Month
78.49"
(1,993.65mm)
80.44"
(2,043.18mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1943 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012
Feb 1947–Jan 1950
36-Month
121.27"
(3,080.26mm)
120.67"
(3,065.02mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1944 1967
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1978
Feb 1946–Jan 1950
48-Month
161.60"
(4,104.64mm)
160.93"
(4,087.62mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012
Feb 1945–Jan 1950
60-Month
210.26"
(5,340.60mm)
201.08"
(5,107.43mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on October 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/