Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1903
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1984
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
7.83"
(198.88mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1903
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
11.50"
(292.10mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
17.33"
(440.18mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
20.86"
(529.84mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
2.37"
(60.19mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
24.34"
(618.24mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1905
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
26.48"
(672.59mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1905
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
29.88"
(758.95mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
34.50"
(876.30mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
39.13"
(993.90mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011, 2019
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
41.72"
(1,059.69mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
60.38"
(1,533.65mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
82.96"
(2,107.18mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
121.61"
(3,088.89mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1978
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
162.03"
(4,115.56mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
202.40"
(5,140.96mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
66th 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/