Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1903
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
5.38"
(136.65mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1971 1903
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1966 1915
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1965 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
20.22"
(513.59mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
25.35"
(643.89mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
30.41"
(772.41mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
5.07"
(128.77mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
38.09"
(967.49mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
9.06"
(230.13mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
43.50"
(1,104.90mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
10.77"
(273.56mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
47.17"
(1,198.12mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
50.60"
(1,285.24mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
10.33"
(262.38mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
67.48"
(1,713.99mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
8.75"
(222.25mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
93.42"
(2,372.87mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
12.95"
(328.93mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1976 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2012
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
144.12"
(3,660.65mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
184.91"
(4,696.71mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2007
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
227.60"
(5,781.04mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1976 1967
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2008

Citing This Page

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