Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1979
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1968 1944
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
10.82"
(274.83mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1968 1961
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1968 1961
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
Ties: 1904, 1977
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
18.73"
(475.74mm)
20.23"
(513.84mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
Ties: 1914
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
22.66"
(575.56mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
27.26"
(692.40mm)
27.78"
(705.61mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
31.02"
(787.91mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
35.49"
(901.45mm)
34.61"
(879.09mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
37.19"
(944.63mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
38.61"
(980.69mm)
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
60.74"
(1,542.80mm)
60.42"
(1,534.67mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1961
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
79.55"
(2,020.57mm)
80.44"
(2,043.18mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
119.50"
(3,035.30mm)
120.67"
(3,065.02mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1978
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
153.41"
(3,896.61mm)
160.93"
(4,087.62mm)
-7.52"
(-191.01mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2012
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
187.15"
(4,753.61mm)
201.08"
(5,107.43mm)
-13.93"
(-353.82mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/