Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, April 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1979
1-Month
3.87"
(98.30mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 2001
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Ties: 1991
Mar–Apr 1979
2-Month
6.71"
(170.43mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1978 1915
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Feb–Apr 1979
3-Month
8.86"
(225.04mm)
8.92"
(226.57mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1978 1915
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jan–Apr 1979
4-Month
15.17"
(385.32mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
3.36"
(85.35mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Dec 1978–Apr 1979
5-Month
19.06"
(484.12mm)
14.92"
(378.97mm)
4.14"
(105.15mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1946
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Nov 1978–Apr 1979
6-Month
20.90"
(530.86mm)
18.37"
(466.60mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2008
Ties: 1953
Oct 1978–Apr 1979
7-Month
24.49"
(622.05mm)
21.76"
(552.70mm)
2.73"
(69.35mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Sep 1978–Apr 1979
8-Month
28.04"
(712.22mm)
25.46"
(646.68mm)
2.58"
(65.54mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Aug 1978–Apr 1979
9-Month
31.93"
(811.02mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Jul 1978–Apr 1979
10-Month
34.84"
(884.94mm)
32.95"
(836.93mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1975 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Jun 1978–Apr 1979
11-Month
38.37"
(974.60mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1975 1965
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
May 1978–Apr 1979
12-Month
41.63"
(1,057.40mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
1.39"
(35.30mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
Ties: 1920
Nov 1977–Apr 1979
18-Month
63.72"
(1,618.49mm)
58.60"
(1,488.44mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1975 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
May 1977–Apr 1979
24-Month
90.99"
(2,311.15mm)
80.44"
(2,043.18mm)
10.55"
(267.97mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
May 1976–Apr 1979
36-Month
136.74"
(3,473.20mm)
120.68"
(3,065.27mm)
16.06"
(407.93mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1976 1967
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
May 1975–Apr 1979
48-Month
185.64"
(4,715.26mm)
160.94"
(4,087.88mm)
24.70"
(627.38mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
May 1974–Apr 1979
60-Month
227.77"
(5,785.36mm)
201.08"
(5,107.43mm)
26.69"
(677.93mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1976 1967
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/