Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
9.44"
(239.78mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1927
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
9.93"
(252.22mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1927
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
15.88"
(403.35mm)
13.63"
(346.20mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1908
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1977
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
18.57"
(471.68mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1908
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1977
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
21.28"
(540.51mm)
21.14"
(536.96mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1977
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
26.30"
(668.02mm)
24.90"
(632.46mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1977
Ties: 1917, 1950
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
31.46"
(799.08mm)
28.48"
(723.39mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
36.41"
(924.81mm)
31.81"
(807.97mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
39.33"
(998.98mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
41.52"
(1,054.61mm)
37.40"
(949.96mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
44.28"
(1,124.71mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
3.99"
(101.34mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Ties: 1947
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
68.81"
(1,747.77mm)
61.43"
(1,560.32mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
94.72"
(2,405.89mm)
80.51"
(2,044.95mm)
14.21"
(360.94mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1964
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
134.01"
(3,403.85mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
13.31"
(338.07mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
172.98"
(4,393.69mm)
160.92"
(4,087.37mm)
12.06"
(306.32mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
212.73"
(5,403.34mm)
201.17"
(5,109.72mm)
11.56"
(293.62mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/