Climate at a Glance

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, April 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1978
1-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Mar–Apr 1978
2-Month
4.78"
(121.41mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1965 1915
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Feb–Apr 1978
3-Month
5.87"
(149.10mm)
8.92"
(226.57mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jan–Apr 1978
4-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1975 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Dec 1977–Apr 1978
5-Month
16.96"
(430.78mm)
14.92"
(378.97mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1946
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Nov 1977–Apr 1978
6-Month
22.09"
(561.09mm)
18.37"
(466.60mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2008
Oct 1977–Apr 1978
7-Month
27.15"
(689.61mm)
21.76"
(552.70mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Sep 1977–Apr 1978
8-Month
34.83"
(884.68mm)
25.46"
(646.68mm)
9.37"
(238.00mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Aug 1977–Apr 1978
9-Month
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
11.09"
(281.69mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Jul 1977–Apr 1978
10-Month
43.91"
(1,115.31mm)
32.95"
(836.93mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Jun 1977–Apr 1978
11-Month
47.34"
(1,202.44mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
May 1977–Apr 1978
12-Month
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
9.12"
(231.64mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2007
Nov 1976–Apr 1978
18-Month
65.83"
(1,672.08mm)
58.60"
(1,488.44mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1975 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2007
May 1976–Apr 1978
24-Month
95.11"
(2,415.79mm)
80.44"
(2,043.18mm)
14.67"
(372.61mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
May 1975–Apr 1978
36-Month
144.01"
(3,657.85mm)
120.68"
(3,065.27mm)
23.33"
(592.58mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
May 1974–Apr 1978
48-Month
186.14"
(4,727.96mm)
160.94"
(4,087.88mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
May 1973–Apr 1978
60-Month
229.50"
(5,829.30mm)
201.08"
(5,107.43mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1976 1967
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/