Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
3.42"
(86.86mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1944
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
12.04"
(305.82mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1961
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
15.63"
(397.00mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
2.79"
(70.86mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1961
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
19.18"
(487.17mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
23.07"
(585.98mm)
20.23"
(513.84mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Ties: 1937
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
25.98"
(659.89mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
29.51"
(749.55mm)
27.78"
(705.61mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1975 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
32.77"
(832.36mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
34.89"
(886.21mm)
34.61"
(879.09mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
37.55"
(953.77mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
38.64"
(981.46mm)
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
73.01"
(1,854.45mm)
60.42"
(1,534.67mm)
12.59"
(319.78mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
92.76"
(2,356.10mm)
80.44"
(2,043.18mm)
12.32"
(312.92mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
138.51"
(3,518.15mm)
120.67"
(3,065.02mm)
17.84"
(453.13mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
185.31"
(4,706.87mm)
160.93"
(4,087.62mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
228.03"
(5,791.96mm)
201.08"
(5,107.43mm)
26.95"
(684.53mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1976 1967
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/