Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1965 1943
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1973
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1927
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
9.93"
(252.22mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1927
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
15.59"
(395.99mm)
13.63"
(346.20mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1978 1908
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1977
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
20.17"
(512.32mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1908
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1977
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
21.14"
(536.96mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1977
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
24.79"
(629.67mm)
24.90"
(632.46mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1977
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
28.80"
(731.52mm)
28.48"
(723.39mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
32.67"
(829.82mm)
31.81"
(807.97mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
35.51"
(901.95mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
37.66"
(956.56mm)
37.40"
(949.96mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
43.97"
(1,116.84mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
63.64"
(1,616.46mm)
61.43"
(1,560.32mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1974 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
82.38"
(2,092.45mm)
80.51"
(2,044.95mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
132.44"
(3,363.98mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
11.74"
(298.20mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1977
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
180.24"
(4,578.10mm)
160.92"
(4,087.37mm)
19.32"
(490.73mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1974 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
226.20"
(5,745.48mm)
201.17"
(5,109.72mm)
25.03"
(635.76mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/