Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1966 1903
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1966 1903
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
8.36"
(212.34mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1966 1915
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Ties: 2010
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
12.85"
(326.39mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
18.66"
(473.96mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
22.46"
(570.48mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1970 1905
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1984
Ties: 1955, 2005
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1905
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
30.48"
(774.19mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
34.15"
(867.41mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
38.10"
(967.74mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011, 2019
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
41.24"
(1,047.50mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
58.69"
(1,490.73mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
79.89"
(2,029.21mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
120.31"
(3,055.87mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1978
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
160.68"
(4,081.27mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
195.53"
(4,966.46mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
-5.58"
(-141.73mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
89th 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 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/