Climate at a Glance

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1915
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1913
Ties: 2005
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
5.59"
(141.99mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1969 1987
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2008
Ties: 1924, 2006
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1969
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2008
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
11.58"
(294.13mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1989
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2008
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
19.97"
(507.24mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2008
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
25.03"
(635.76mm)
18.43"
(468.12mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2008
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
32.71"
(830.83mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
38.12"
(968.25mm)
25.82"
(655.83mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
41.79"
(1,061.47mm)
29.62"
(752.35mm)
12.17"
(309.12mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
45.22"
(1,148.59mm)
33.36"
(847.34mm)
11.86"
(301.25mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
47.24"
(1,199.90mm)
36.91"
(937.51mm)
10.33"
(262.39mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
50.83"
(1,291.08mm)
40.20"
(1,021.08mm)
10.63"
(270.00mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
69.96"
(1,776.98mm)
58.66"
(1,489.96mm)
11.30"
(287.02mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
96.73"
(2,456.94mm)
80.40"
(2,042.16mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2008
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
144.20"
(3,662.68mm)
120.64"
(3,064.26mm)
23.56"
(598.42mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
187.01"
(4,750.05mm)
160.90"
(4,086.86mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2008
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
232.33"
(5,901.18mm)
201.00"
(5,105.40mm)
31.33"
(795.78mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/