Climate at a Glance

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1903
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1903
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Ties: 2003
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
11.44"
(290.58mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
13.61"
(345.69mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Ties: 1993
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
16.39"
(416.31mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
22.57"
(573.28mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
3.89"
(98.80mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1905
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
28.68"
(728.47mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1905
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
32.27"
(819.66mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
34.96"
(887.98mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
37.67"
(956.82mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011, 2019
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
42.69"
(1,084.33mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
65.55"
(1,664.97mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2012
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
93.78"
(2,382.01mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
13.31"
(338.07mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1973 1965
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
135.50"
(3,441.70mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
176.74"
(4,489.20mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
15.79"
(401.07mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
215.39"
(5,470.91mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
14.28"
(362.72mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/