Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 1903
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1950 1903
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
7.92"
(201.17mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
10.58"
(268.73mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
15.92"
(404.37mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
19.23"
(488.44mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1944 1905
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
23.45"
(595.63mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1957 1905
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
28.47"
(723.14mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
31.65"
(803.91mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Ties: 1918
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
36.20"
(919.48mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011, 2019
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
60.86"
(1,545.84mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2012
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
78.20"
(1,986.28mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2012
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
113.81"
(2,890.77mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
-6.89"
(-175.01mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1978
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
158.80"
(4,033.52mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1958 1967
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
198.71"
(5,047.23mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1967
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/