Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1903
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1955 1903
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
9.06"
(230.12mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1950 1915
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
13.06"
(331.72mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
19.33"
(490.98mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1944 1905
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
21.11"
(536.19mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
-4.23"
(-107.45mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
25.40"
(645.16mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
29.09"
(738.89mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-3.64"
(-92.45mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
33.24"
(844.30mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
-3.29"
(-83.56mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011, 2019
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
35.61"
(904.49mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
-4.66"
(-118.37mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
54.61"
(1,387.09mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1942 1965
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2012
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
80.60"
(2,047.24mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2012
Ties: 1938
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
120.51"
(3,060.95mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1978
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
158.01"
(4,013.45mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1944 1967
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
200.52"
(5,093.21mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/