Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1926 1903
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1959 1903
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
10.54"
(267.72mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
13.56"
(344.42mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
16.00"
(406.40mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
19.18"
(487.17mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1944 1905
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
21.55"
(547.37mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
-3.79"
(-96.27mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1957 1905
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
23.32"
(592.33mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
-5.71"
(-145.03mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-5.63"
(-143.00mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
30.98"
(786.89mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
-5.55"
(-140.97mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011, 2019
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
35.64"
(905.26mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
-4.63"
(-117.60mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
53.45"
(1,357.63mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1942 1965
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2012
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
72.61"
(1,844.29mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
-7.86"
(-199.65mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1942 1965
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2012
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
117.25"
(2,978.15mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1978
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
157.54"
(4,001.52mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1944 1967
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2007
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
195.45"
(4,964.43mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
-5.66"
(-143.76mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1961 1967
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 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/