Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1903
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1984
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
6.43"
(163.32mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1966 1903
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Ties: 1907
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1966 1915
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
11.39"
(289.31mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2011
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1965 1941
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
17.45"
(443.23mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1968 1941
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
22.21"
(564.13mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
0.27"
(6.85mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1968 1905
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1984
Ties: 1950
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
24.88"
(631.95mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1968 1905
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
27.23"
(691.64mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
30.12"
(765.05mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
34.05"
(864.87mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011, 2019
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
38.65"
(981.71mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
56.71"
(1,440.43mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 2013
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
79.07"
(2,008.38mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1936
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
119.44"
(3,033.78mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1978
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
154.29"
(3,918.97mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
-6.66"
(-169.16mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2007
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
189.68"
(4,817.87mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
-11.43"
(-290.32mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/