Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
4.03"
(102.36mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1959 1903
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Ties: 1917
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
7.46"
(189.48mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1903
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1915
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Ties: 2004
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
16.08"
(408.43mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
20.24"
(514.10mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
25.29"
(642.37mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1905
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
32.09"
(815.09mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1959 1905
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2011
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
34.17"
(867.92mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
38.39"
(975.11mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
5.66"
(143.77mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
41.44"
(1,052.58mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
4.91"
(124.72mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011, 2019
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
44.64"
(1,133.86mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
60.56"
(1,538.22mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2012
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
84.93"
(2,157.22mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2012
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
122.84"
(3,120.14mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1978
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
158.45"
(4,024.63mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1958 1967
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2007
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
203.44"
(5,167.38mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
2.33"
(59.19mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1959 1967
61st 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 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/