Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1952 1903
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1984
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
9.04"
(229.62mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
2.13"
(54.11mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1952 1903
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
13.61"
(345.69mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
3.64"
(92.45mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1952 1915
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
19.34"
(491.24mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
3.96"
(100.59mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
23.45"
(595.63mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
26.32"
(668.53mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1952 1905
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1984
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
28.54"
(724.92mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1950 1905
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
32.01"
(813.05mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
35.49"
(901.45mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
2.76"
(70.11mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
39.50"
(1,003.30mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011, 2019
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
42.51"
(1,079.75mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
64.04"
(1,626.62mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
5.31"
(134.88mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
86.88"
(2,206.75mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
130.62"
(3,317.75mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
9.92"
(251.97mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1978
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
167.81"
(4,262.37mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
6.86"
(174.24mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2007
Ties: 1994
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
206.91"
(5,255.51mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 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/