Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1903
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1903
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
9.69"
(246.13mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1915
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
12.57"
(319.28mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1950 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
13.73"
(348.74mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Ties: 1969
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
17.81"
(452.37mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Ties: 1961
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
22.46"
(570.48mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1950 1905
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Ties: 1971, 2005
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
25.54"
(648.72mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1950 1905
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Ties: 1958
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
29.66"
(753.36mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
33.86"
(860.04mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
35.96"
(913.38mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011, 2019
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
39.91"
(1,013.71mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
61.28"
(1,556.51mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2012
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
77.41"
(1,966.21mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 2002
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
119.92"
(3,045.97mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1978
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
164.29"
(4,172.97mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2007
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
208.03"
(5,283.96mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 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/