Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
4.01"
(101.85mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1978 1903
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
7.88"
(200.15mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1903
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
10.72"
(272.29mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1915
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
19.18"
(487.17mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
23.07"
(585.98mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
24.91"
(632.71mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
2.97"
(75.43mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1984
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
28.50"
(723.90mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
32.05"
(814.07mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
35.94"
(912.88mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
38.85"
(986.79mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011, 2019
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
42.38"
(1,076.45mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1975 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
62.60"
(1,590.04mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
92.98"
(2,361.69mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
12.51"
(317.75mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1976 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
135.80"
(3,449.32mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
186.50"
(4,737.10mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
25.55"
(648.97mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
227.29"
(5,773.17mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
26.18"
(664.98mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1976 1967
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/