Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1903
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Ties: 1901, 1908
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1903
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
13.03"
(330.96mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1915
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
15.22"
(386.59mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
17.98"
(456.69mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
22.86"
(580.64mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
4.37"
(110.99mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
29.11"
(739.39mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
7.17"
(182.11mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1905
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
32.68"
(830.07mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
7.34"
(186.43mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1905
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
35.29"
(896.37mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
6.26"
(159.01mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2011
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
38.64"
(981.46mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
5.91"
(150.12mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
42.51"
(1,079.75mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011, 2019
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
51.09"
(1,297.69mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
13.22"
(335.79mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
92.81"
(2,357.37mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
12.34"
(313.43mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
134.05"
(3,404.87mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
13.35"
(339.09mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
172.70"
(4,386.58mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2007
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
213.12"
(5,413.25mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
12.01"
(305.06mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/