Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1903
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1980 1903
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1965 1915
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
12.34"
(313.44mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
13.22"
(335.79mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1980 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
15.38"
(390.65mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1980 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
18.67"
(474.22mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1980 1905
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1905
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Ties: 1906
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
26.09"
(662.69mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
-2.94"
(-74.67mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
29.03"
(737.36mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
32.65"
(829.31mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011, 2019
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
36.94"
(938.28mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
51.63"
(1,311.40mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
-7.10"
(-180.34mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
74.28"
(1,886.71mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
-6.19"
(-157.23mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
116.66"
(2,963.16mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1978
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
167.26"
(4,248.40mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Ties: 2004
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
210.08"
(5,336.03mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/