Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1979
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1968 1944
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1978
Ties: 1905
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1968 1961
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1978
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 1961
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1978
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
14.68"
(372.87mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1978
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
19.30"
(490.22mm)
20.23"
(513.84mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1978
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
23.93"
(607.82mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1978
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
26.52"
(673.61mm)
27.78"
(705.61mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1978
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
29.56"
(750.82mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1978
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
31.60"
(802.64mm)
34.61"
(879.09mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2012
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
34.88"
(885.95mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2012
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
39.37"
(1,000.00mm)
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1944
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
60.67"
(1,541.02mm)
60.42"
(1,534.67mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2012
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
79.15"
(2,010.41mm)
80.44"
(2,043.18mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2012
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
117.76"
(2,991.10mm)
120.67"
(3,065.02mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1978
Ties: 1915
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
158.70"
(4,030.98mm)
160.93"
(4,087.62mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2012
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
198.65"
(5,045.71mm)
201.08"
(5,107.43mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/