Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
3.81"
(96.77mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1955 1903
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1955 1903
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
12.07"
(306.58mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1955 1915
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Ties: 1936
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
15.46"
(392.68mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
19.00"
(482.60mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
21.94"
(557.28mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1946 1905
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Ties: 1921
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
30.51"
(774.95mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
5.17"
(131.31mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1955 1905
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2011
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
33.16"
(842.26mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
40.28"
(1,023.11mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
7.55"
(191.77mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
6.21"
(157.74mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2011, 2019
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
44.99"
(1,142.75mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
62.80"
(1,595.12mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2012
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
84.90"
(2,156.46mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2012
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
122.40"
(3,108.96mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1978
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
164.91"
(4,188.71mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2007
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
209.28"
(5,315.71mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
37th 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 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/