Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, January 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1961
1-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1979
Dec 1960–Jan 1961
2-Month
3.19"
(81.03mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1944
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1978
Nov 1960–Jan 1961
3-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1961
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1978
Oct 1960–Jan 1961
4-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-5.06"
(-128.53mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1961
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1978
Sep 1960–Jan 1961
5-Month
11.99"
(304.55mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1978
Aug 1960–Jan 1961
6-Month
14.79"
(375.67mm)
20.23"
(513.84mm)
-5.44"
(-138.17mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1978
Jul 1960–Jan 1961
7-Month
18.08"
(459.23mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
-5.95"
(-151.13mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1978
Jun 1960–Jan 1961
8-Month
22.35"
(567.69mm)
27.78"
(705.61mm)
-5.43"
(-137.92mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1978
May 1960–Jan 1961
9-Month
26.38"
(670.05mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
-4.94"
(-125.48mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1942 1965
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1978
Apr 1960–Jan 1961
10-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
34.61"
(879.09mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1942 1965
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Mar 1960–Jan 1961
11-Month
31.55"
(801.37mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
-6.14"
(-155.96mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1942 1965
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Feb 1960–Jan 1961
12-Month
35.58"
(903.73mm)
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
-4.64"
(-117.86mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1942 1965
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Aug 1959–Jan 1961
18-Month
60.74"
(1,542.80mm)
60.42"
(1,534.67mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1970
Feb 1959–Jan 1961
24-Month
77.57"
(1,970.28mm)
80.44"
(2,043.18mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1980
Feb 1958–Jan 1961
36-Month
119.48"
(3,034.79mm)
120.67"
(3,065.02mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1959 1967
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1978
Feb 1957–Jan 1961
48-Month
155.86"
(3,958.84mm)
160.93"
(4,087.62mm)
-5.07"
(-128.78mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1982
Feb 1956–Jan 1961
60-Month
196.26"
(4,985.00mm)
201.08"
(5,107.43mm)
-4.82"
(-122.43mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/